Third Nerve Palsy
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Typically presents with a ptosis and divergent strabismus (exotropia). There is loss of the superior rectus, medial rectus, inferior rectus and inferior oblique on the affected side. The functioning lateral rectus muscle (supplied by the sixth nerve) and superior oblique muscle (innovated by the fourth nerve) result in the eye being positioned down and out.

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Core Principles

1. Ocular Anatomy

2. Ophthalmic History

3. Measuring Visual Acuity

4. External Inspection / Eyelids

5. Everting The Eyelids

6. Anterior Segment

7. Pupillary Reflexes (and Dilatation)

8. Ocular Motility

9. Visual Fields

10. Direct Ophthalmoscopy

Ophthalmology in Practice

1. Red Eye Introduction

2. Red Eye Diagnosis

3. Visual Failure Introduction

4. Gradual Loss of Vision

5. Sudden Loss of Vision

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