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paralyzing of any of the extrinsic ocular muscles. This might be a consequence of injury to the muscle itself, the motor end plate, or the 3rd, 4th, or 6th cranial nerves. The most frequently seen causes are MS, hypertension, and diabetes. Commonly referred to as ocular palsy.

OCULOMOTOR PALSY: "Jennifer was occulomotor palsy, a condition she'd never heard of before."

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