Diplopia may occur due to cranial nerve palsies - the 6th cranial nerve is particularly vulnerable to stretch while the 3rd cranial nerve is at risk because herniation of the medial temporal lobe through the tentorial notch stretches the nerve as it exits the midbrain.
What does CN3 stand for?
CN3 stands for 3rd Cranial Nerve (oculomotor)
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[FIGURE 3 OMITTED] The 3rd Cranial Nerve The fasciculated axons of the 3rd cranial nerve initially traverse the MLF when leaving the oculomotor complex, diverge as they pass through the red nucleus, and then converge prior to exiting the anterior surface of the upper midbrain (Figure 3).