Bifrontal Extradural Hematoma (EDH) Causing Isolated Right 3rd Nerve Palsy with Spontaneous Partial Recovery

  • Amit Dagar Assistant Professor, Department, of Neurosurgery PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi-110001, India
  • Yawar Shoaib Ali Assistant Professor, Department, of Neurosurgery PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi-110001, India.
  • Shinde Shushil Kumar Senior Resident, Department of Neurosurgery PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi-110001, India
  • Laxmi Narayan Gupta Professor and Head, Department of Neurosurgery PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi-110001, India.
Keywords: Extradural hematoma, oculomotor nerve palsy.

Abstract

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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Published
2016-09-28
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Dagar A, Ali Y, Kumar S, Gupta L. Bifrontal Extradural Hematoma (EDH) Causing Isolated Right 3rd Nerve Palsy with Spontaneous Partial Recovery. IABCR [Internet]. 28Sep.2016 [cited 18Jul.2019];2(3):34-6. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/159