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After nearly drowning, an 82-year-old man suffers from severe hypoxia with resulting severe brain edema. This edema leads to raised intracranial pressure. When the pressure exceeds 200 mmHg, the medial temporal lobe begins to be compressed against the tentorium cerebelli. What is typically the first sign of such compression?

A. Anisocoria contralateral to compression

B. Anisocoria ipsilateral to compression

C. Both pupils 5–6 mm and fixed

D. External oculomotor ophthalmoplegia

E. This condition has no effect on the eyes


c- due to c.n III palsy/compression


C :?:


Answer is B. Anisocoria ipsilateral to compression


what is meant by anisocoria


anisocoria means inequality or asymmetry of pupillary size grin

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