• Cranial Nerve 3 – Controls 4 of 6 Extra-Ocular muscles

    12th February, 2014

  • Third Cranial Nerve Palsy

    The third cranial nerve innervates 4 of the 6 extra ocular muscles, if it is paralyzed the eye will turn down and out, on that side, often severe ptosis (droopy upper lid), often a dilated pupil and loss of near vision in young people; Over 45 it’s all ready Gone

    Cranial Nerve 3 Controls 4 6 Extra Ocular Muscles

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