oculomotor nerve


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Related to oculomotor nerve: abducens nerve
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Synonyms for oculomotor nerve

supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye

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In cases of paralysis of the oculomotor nerve, the drooping eyelid may serve the useful function of preventing double vision, and if there is useful vision in the eye, the possibility of correcting diplopia should be considered before the eyelid is returned to its normal position.
Gd-DTPA enhancement of the cisternal portion of the oculomotor nerve on MR imaging.
Retract the margin of tentorium cerebelli between the oculomotor nerve and trochlear nerve, to expose the top of basilar artery, ipsilateral and contralateral posterior cerebral artery P1 segment.
The oculomotor nerve has been involved frequently in 85% of cases, abducens nerve in 70% of cases, trochlear nerve in 29% of cases, and ophthalmic division of trigeminal nerve in 30% of cases [11], and periarterial sympathetic fibers were in 20% of cases that causes Horner's syndrome [12, 13].
Isolated palsy of the oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III) is seen in association with neoplasms, trauma, infarctions, hemorrhages, demyelination, aneurysms, inflammations, ischemias, infections, and uncal herniations.
She had complete resolution of the ptosis as well as the oculomotor nerve palsy within one month.
Postoperatively, her physical examination revealed a left dilated pupil, a left oculomotor nerve palsy with ptosis, and a dense hemiparesis on the left side.
The case of a parturient, who first presented with a partial oculomotor nerve palsy shortly after caesarean delivery while participating in a clinical trial, is presented.
End-to-end versus peripheral nerve graft repair of the oculomotor nerve in rats: A comparative histological and morphometric study.
If a pupillary response is necessary, a command is transmitted from the brain to the pupil along a separate, oculomotor nerve.
Experimental study on the effect of electrostimulation on neural regeneration after oculomotor nerve injury.
Ophthalmologic examination revealed oculomotor nerve palsy, the patient was diagnosed as having ophthalmoplegic migraine and medical Treatment was started.
Dense concentrations of GQ1b ganglioside are found in the oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III), trochlear nerve (cranial nerve IV) and abducens nerve (cranial nerve VI) of patients with MFS, which may explain the relationship between anti-GQ1b antibodies and ophthalmoplegia.
The latter is located at the dorsomedial region of the oculomotor nerve nucleus which controls ciliary muscle and sphincter of the pupil.