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what are the possible causes of third nerve palsy

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what are the possible causes of third nerve palsy?

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The causes of third nerve palsy include-

i) Idiopathic- 25% , the exact cause is not known

ii) Vascular disease- Diabetes and hypertension- Recovery is good, responds to steroid therapy

iii) Trauma- Head injury

iv) Aneurysm - abnormal dilatation of blood vessel in the brain

v) miscellaneous- Brain tumours, vasculitis

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