Ewha Med J.  1988 Jun;11(2):79-83. 10.12771/emj.1988.11.2.79.

A Clinical Study of Diplopia Due to Neurologic Disorder

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea.

Abstract

Diplopia may result from a variety of causes. The cases reported here illustrate several etiologies, progneses, and diagnostic investigation. The most common ocular motor palsy was the abducens nerve palsy(48%), and the others were oculomotor nerve palsy(24%), convergence palsy(16%), trochlear nerve palsy(8%) and divergence palsy (4%) in this order. The most common cause of ocular movement palsy was vascular disorder (44%), and the other causes were trauma(16%), aneurysm(8%), neoplasm(4%) and hydrocephalus(4%). The ocular motor palsy due to vascular disorder was best prognosis.

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