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Profile of paediatric cranial nerve palsies

The purpose of this study was to retrospectively assess the aetiology of paediatric ocular cranial nerve palsies (CNP) using neuro-ophthalmic data from three hospitals. The study included 1263 patients aged <18 years suspected of having strabismus, from January 1999 to...

Literature review of isolated ocular motor nerve palsies

Patients aged over 50 presenting with isolated nerve palsies of the third (pupil sparring), fourth or sixth nerves, are often described as having microvascular extraocular palsies. This review looks critically at the evidence surrounding these microvascular non-arteritic extraocular palsies and...

Care pathway to imaging delays for acute oculomotor nerve palsies

A retrospective chart review is presented with the aim of evaluating arterial imaging in cases of third nerve palsy. The study reviewed patients seen with a suspicion of or a final diagnosis of third nerve palsy over a seven-year eight-month...

Surgical outcomes in third nerve palsy

The authors of this article explore the factors associated with successful surgical outcomes in third nerve palsy, which is known to be difficult to treat. A number of case notes were reviewed for patients who underwent surgery or botulinum toxin...

Aberrant regeneration rates following traumatic oculomotor palsy

Traumatic oculomotor nerve palsies can result in aberrant regeneration / synkinesis which impairs normal facial function. In this paper, the authors retrospectively reviewed the records of 16 patients with traumatic oculomotor nerve palsies who were treated with or without steroids....

Isolated trochlear (fourth cranial) nerve palsy in an Asian population

The authors report on 35 consecutive new cases of isolated fourth cranial nerve palsy seen over a period of six months in one neuro-ophthalmology clinic in Southeast Asia, with emphasis on their aetiology and management. We report on 35 patients...

Imaging requests for CNP

The authors sought to answer the question of to what extent do differences in policy exist between ophthalmologists and neurologists regarding imaging by MRI of patients with acquired ocular cranial nerve palsy (CNP). They conducted a literature review leading to...

How a paediatric population presented with diplopia

The authors present the results of a retrospective records review of 244 children presenting with diplopia over a three-year period. The majority of cases presented to paediatric ophthalmology clinic; other routes of presentation included eye casualty, neuro-ophthalmology or another eye...

Primary intravenous chemotherapy (IVC) for Group D retinoblastoma

A retrospective review is reported of 64 group D retinoblastoma (RB) eyes (52 patients) treated with primary IVC, between 2002 and 2014 from two centres, in the UK and US. The median age at presentation was 11 months, 35 (67%)...

An unusual third nerve palsy case report

The authors present the unusual case of a 23-year-old male presenting to hospital with right eye pain, right upper eyelid ptosis, blurred vision and diplopia, developing immediately after a penetrating injury to his right upper eyelid. On assessment he was...

Surgical success rates in abducens palsy management

The aim of the study was to identify factors associated with surgical outcomes in isolated abducens palsy. To achieve this goal the authors reviewed the records of adult patients with abducens palsy who underwent strabismus procedures during a fourteen year...

Two case reports of late onset adbucens nerve palsy following carotid-cavernous fistula treatment

This report presents two cases of abducens palsy developing with late onset following endovascular treatment for carotid-cavernous fistula. Following this common and effective treatment for carotid-cavernous fistula, an immediate cranial nerve palsy is a common finding. It usually resolves spontaneously....