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CHARACTERISTICS OF SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY

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CHARACTERISTICS OF SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY

1. Different from cranial nerve lesions.
2. Loss of vertical and/or horizontal gaze.
3. Both eyes are affected.
4. There is no diplopia.
5. Pupils are fixed and unequal.
6. Reflex actions (during flexion/extension of the neck) are intact.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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