Isolated trochlear nerve palsy in a patient with tuberculous meningitis: Short report

Altiparmak U. E. , Ersoz I., Kutlu G., Yagci R., Inan L., Duman S.

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.32, no.1, pp.17-19, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/01658100701818131
  • Title of Journal : NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-19


An 18-year-old man presented with vertical diplopia secondary to the trochlear nerve palsy as the only neurological manifestation of tuberculous meningitis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of isolated trochlear nerve palsy secondary to tuberculous meningitis.