Acute Paralysis of Extraocular Muscle(s)

  • Klaus Poeck


The table indicates that acute diplopia cannot be dismissed as a trivial event. It is true that in large statistical surveys a strikingly high proportion of patients are classified as having diplopia of unknown etiology, and that the paralysis resolves with or without therapy over a period of roughly 3 months. The recognizable causes, however, are conditions for which there is a specific and successful treatment.


Trigeminal Neuralgia Cerebellar Ataxia Extraocular Muscle Brain Stem Lesion Ophthalmoplegic Migraine 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Poeck
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  1. 1.Department of NeurologyRheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule PauwelsstraßeAachenGermany

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