Oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III) palsy
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Twenty four hours of diplopia.
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Small diffusion restriction focus, hyperintense in T2 and FLAIR weighted sequences, consistent with an acute ischemic infarction. The hyperintense area includes the anatomical location of the right oculomotor nucleus in the midbrain.
The patient's eye examination was compatible with right oculomotor nerve palsy. Imaging shows an acute lacunar infarction involving the right oculomotor nerve nucleus.