Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Revisiting Third Nerve Palsy

Smita Kapoor Grover 
Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Vision Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.


Corresponding Author:

Smita Kapoor Grover (MS, DNB, MNAMS)
Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus,
Vision Eye Centre, 19 Siri Fort Road, New Delhi, India
E-mail: smitakapoor21@yahoo.in


Received: 08-APR-2020 Accepted: 29-APR-2020 Published Online: 09-OCT-2020
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.561

Abstract
Third nerve palsy is frequently encountered in a clinical setting and is tough to manage. This article explains the course of the nerve and the etiology at various levels. The associated clinical features and imaging techniques have been discussed. Medical and surgical management of complete and partial third nerve palsy have been dealt with in detail with photographs and illustrations.

Keywords :Third nerve palsy, cranial nerve palsy, exotropia, hypotropia, ptosis

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