Vasculopathic Cranial Ocular Motor Neuropathy Following Sudden Emotional Stress

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Purvin, Valerie (2010)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neurology, volume 1 (issn: 1664-2295, eissn: 1664-2295)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fneur.2010.00145, pmc: PMC3008925
  • Subject: cranial neuropathy | Neuroscience | Clinical Case Study | vasculopathic cranial nerve palsy | microvascular palsy

We describe three patients who experienced onset of a microvascular ocular motor nerve palsy in the setting of sudden emotional stress. Such emotional states are accompanied by a marked increase in sympathetic tone in some individuals. Mechanisms by which these autonomi... View more
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