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Abducens Nerve Diseases

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Diseases of the sixth cranial (abducens) nerve or its nucleus in the pons. The nerve may be injured along its course in the pons, intracranially as it travels along the base of the brain, in the cavernous sinus, or at the level of superior orbital fissure or orbit. Dysfunction of the nerve causes lateral rectus muscle weakness, resulting in horizontal diplopia that is maximal when the affected eye is abducted and ESOTROPIA. Common conditions associated with nerve injury include INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ISCHEMIA; and INFRATENTORIAL NEOPLASMS.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

PR4.2598, 1933

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/22/PR4.2598
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 68 at first examination in 1933. Conditions mentioned include: carcinoma colon; metastases in gasserian ganglion; trigeminal paraesthesiae; and sixth nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR4.680, 1933

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/22/PR4.680
Scope and Contents Correspondence and typed case summary relating to female patient from outside Great Britain aged 66 at first examination in 1933. Conditions mentioned include: epidemic encephalitis; tinnitus; vomiting; and sixth nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR4.880, 1936

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/22/PR4.880
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and notes relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 1 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: encephalitis; hypertonia; 6th nerve palsy; and squint. No treatment given. Patient discharged.