Symptoms & Signs
- Double vision
- Drooping of one eyelid
- Headache or eye pain
Other symptoms may occur if the cause is a tumor or trauma. Decreasing consciousness is a serious sign, because it could indicate brain damage or death.
Diagnosis & Tests
An eye examination may show:
- Enlarged (dilated) pupil of the affected eye
- Eye movement abnormalities
- Eyes that are not aligned (dysconjugate gaze)
A complete medical and nervous system (neurological) examination can show whether any other parts of the body are affected.
Other tests may include:
- Blood tests
- CT angiogram
- CT scan
- Spinal tap (lumbar puncture)
Cranial mononeuropathy III – compression type : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Cranial mononeuropathy III – compression type : Symptoms & Sign, Diagnosis & Tests
Cranial mononeuropathy III – compression type : Treatment
Review Date : 12/21/2009
Reviewed By : Daniel B. Hoch, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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