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August 1986

Bilateral Ocular Motor Signs After Tentorial Herniation in 25 Patients

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles.

Arch Neurol. 1986;43(8):806-807. doi:10.1001/archneur.1986.00520080050019

• Twenty-five patients with upper brain-stem damage after severe transtentorial herniation showed a variety of residual oculomotor signs. Pupillary abnormalities (19 patients), ptosis (15 patients), internuclear ophthalmoparesis (13 patients), vertical gaze paresis (14 patients), and third-nerve dysfunction (11 patients) were the principal findings.

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