Internuclear ophthalmoplegia

Background

Clinical Features

Schematic of right internuclear ophthalmoplegia caused by injury to right medial longitudinal fasciculus
  • Impaired adduction when attempted to gaze contralaterally to affected eye
  • Contralateral eye abducts with nystagmus
  • Divergence of eyes--> horizontal diplopia

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Evaluate for underlying cause based on clinical presentation

Management

  • Treat underlying condition

Disposition

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Authors:

Claire