Examination of cranial nerves in head injury

Q) Gaze paresis is seen after head injury? What is responsible for this

a) Facial nerve injury

b) Vestibulo cochlear nerve injury

c) Brain stem dysfunction

d) Optic nerve injury

Answer

Gaze paresis is inability to produce horizontal eye movements in one or both directions. Examination of cranial nerves in head injury is very important to fully assess the extent of injury. Read on for answer