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CCC Critical Care Compendium 680

Cranial nerve lesions DDx

Differential diagnosis of cranial nerve lesions includes central and peripheral causes. Causes vary according to which cranial nerve is affected, and whether multiple cranial nerves are involved. See also
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Third Cranial Nerve Lesions

oculomotor nerve innervates: superior rectus, inferior rectus, medial rectus, inferior oblique, levator palpebrae, cillary muscle and iris sphincter SYMPTOMS/SIGNS “down and out” – because of antagonism of the trochlear nerve (superior oblique) and abducens nerve (lateral rectus) ptosis – weakness…