Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

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Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 117--119

Viral mononeurities causing partial oculomotor nerve palsy in an 8 month old child


Jayitri Mazumdar1, Chandana Chakraborti2, Arundhati Banerjee1, Mousumi Nandi1 
1 Department of Pediatrics, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Jayitri Mazumdar
176/1 Birji Road, Flat D2, Kadamtala, Garia, Kolkata - 700 084, West Bengal
India

BACKGROUND: Palsy of the oculomotor nerve is rarely seen in children, and comprehensive guidelines for management and outcome are difficult to find. CASE: Here we describe a 8 month old boy with left sided ptosis and infero-leteral deviation of left eye and normally reacting pupil and CSF antimeasles antibody titre negative. OUTCOME: The ptosis improved within 3 weeks with no residual neurodeficit. MESSAGE: Viral mononeuritis leading to partial 3rd nerve palsy is a rare entity in children till date.


How to cite this article:
Mazumdar J, Chakraborti C, Banerjee A, Nandi M. Viral mononeurities causing partial oculomotor nerve palsy in an 8 month old child.Oman J Ophthalmol 2017;10:117-119


How to cite this URL:
Mazumdar J, Chakraborti C, Banerjee A, Nandi M. Viral mononeurities causing partial oculomotor nerve palsy in an 8 month old child. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Feb 26 ];10:117-119
Available from: http://www.ojoonline.org/article.asp?issn=0974-620X;year=2017;volume=10;issue=2;spage=117;epage=119;aulast=Mazumdar;type=0