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January 1972

Total Third Nerve ParalysisRecovery in a Case of Meningococcic Meningitis

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the departments of ophthalmology (Drs. Kass, Keltner, and Gay) and neurology, (Dr. Gay) and the Oscar Johnson Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;87(1):107-109. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020109017

A case of meningococcic meningitis is accompanied by a total third nerve palsy. The patient recovered third nerve function in three months so that her only residual was a slightly enlarged and sluggishly reactive pupil.