• In a patient with temporal arteritis, ophthalmoplegia developed associated with a transient oculomotor synkinesis or aberrant regeneration. The synkinesis suggests that the ophthalmoplegia was neurogenic rather than myogenic. Based on published experiments, it appears that transient synkinesis is compatible with the hypothesis that aberrant regeneration of axons in the third nerve is the cause of oculomotor synkinesis.
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