J Korean Ophthalmol Soc.  1993 Jun;34(6):549-554.

A Clinical Study of Paralytic Strabismus

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A etiologic analysis of 94 cases of the paralysis of the third, fourth, and sixth cranial nerves was made. There were 42 cases(44.7%) of sixth nerve paralysis. 39 cases(41.5%) of third nerve paralysis. 5 cases(5.3%) of fourth nerve paralysis and 8 cases(8.5%) of multiple cranial nerve paralysis. The most common cause was head trauma(46 cases). Other etiologic factors were undetermined(23 cases), neoplasm(5 cases), vascular desease(6 case), aneurysm(5 cases) and others(9 cases). The recovery rates of sixth, third, and fourth cranial nerve paralysis were 52%, 41%, 20%, respectively.

Keyword

Etiologic cause; Paralysis of the third; Fourth; Sixth nerves; Recovery rates

MeSH Terms

Abducens Nerve
Cranial Nerves
Head
Oculomotor Nerve Diseases
Paralysis
Strabismus*
Trochlear Nerve
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