Diplopia, commonly known as double vision, is the perception of two images from a single object.This can be monocular,binocular and temporary. Paresis of individual ocular muscles may cause double vision when the other eye does not move normally in all gaze directions. In mild cases the doctor is not necessarily able to observe any clear paresis even though the patient reports double vision.some of the causes of oculomotor paresis are lesions in the brain stem at the nuclei of the nerves (stroke, tumour, MS, etc.) tumour or aneurysm compressing the nerve,trauma or meningitis.


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