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- What does a IIIrd palsy look like?
- What are the clinical features of a lesion involving the nucleus of the IIIrd nerve?
- How do you localise a brainstem, or fasicular, IIIrd nerve palsy?
- How do you localise a third palsy to the subarachnoid space?
- How do you assess a the function of the trochlear nerve (IVth) in the presence of a IIIrd nerve palsy?
- What features helps localise the IIIrd palsy to the cavernous sinus?
- What is the significance of a pupil sparing IIIrd palsy?
- What is the significance of fixed mid-sized pupil in association with a IIIrd palsy?
- What are the features of a palsy of the superior division of the IIIrd nerve?
- What are the features of a palsy of the inferior division of the IIIrd nerve?
- How do you localise a IIIrd nerve palsy to the superior orbital fissure?
- Is diplopia and invariable clinical feature of a IIIrd nerve palsy?
- Can you describe the anatomy of the the IIIrd nerve?
- Can you describe the paths of the parasympathetic and sympathetic innervation of the eye?
When I get the time I will produce a simple one-page infographic to answer all these questions. Does anyone want to help? I feel so strongly about this that I will be writing a commentary for Practical Neurology on this issue.