Bifrontal Extradural Hematoma (EDH) Causing Isolated Right 3rd Nerve Palsy with Spontaneous Partial Recovery
All neurosurgeons are aware of traumatic intracranial hematomas presenting with oculomotor nerve palsy which requires immediate surgical intervention. Isolated third nerve palsy with no other neurological signs due to head injury is a rare occurrence. We report a case of head injury with bifrontal extradural hematoma presenting as isolated right sided third nerve palsy which partially improved with nonsurgical management. We also discuss the possible causes of such involvement.
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