Monocular elevation weakness and ptosis: An oculomotor fascicular syndrome?

Emmanuel Hriso, Joseph C. Masdeu, Aaron Miller

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The topographic arrangement of the fascicular portion of the oculomotor nerve in the midbrain is not known. A patient with infarction involving the lateral portion of the fascicle had isolated monocular elevation paresis and ptosis, suggesting that the fibers destined to the elevators of the eye and eyelid course laterally in the fascicle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1991


  • Eye movements
  • Mesencephalon
  • Oculomotor nerve
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • X-ray computed tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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