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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:

PR2.11691, 1952-1956

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.11691
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 23 at first examination in 1952. Conditions mentioned include: angioblastoma; hypertonus limbs; tremor; vertigo; headache; vomiting; cerebellar tumour; gait instability; and 6th nerve palsy. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.11840, 1952

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.11840
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, photographs, autopsy report, report, charts and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 5 at first examination in 1952. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma of the pons; 6th nerve palsy; dysdiadochokinesia; and terminal haemorrhage. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.11882, 1952-1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.11882
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, note, reports and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 43 at first examination in 1952. Conditions mentioned include: subacute disseminated encephalo-myelitis of virus infection origin; disseminated sclerosis; vertigo; nystagmus; diplopia; anorexia; fatigue; and 6th nerve paresis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12099, 1952-1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12099
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and report relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothian) aged 28 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: malignant tumour; naso-pharyngeal endothelioma; headache; and 6th nerve paresis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12162, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12162
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, report, note and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 27 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: disseminated sclerosis; virus encephalitis; brainstem lesion; midbrain tumour; paresis of abduction of eye; diplopia; unstable gait; and dysarthria. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12236, 1953-1981

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12236
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report, note and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 18 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: paresis of internal rectus; exophthalmos; diplopia; myasthenia; ptosis; and 6th nerve paresis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12411, 1953-1964

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12411
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, reports and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 40 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: face pain; facial migrainous neuralgia; migrainous headache; diplopia; 6th nerve paresis; aand paraesthesia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12499, 1952-1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12499
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, autopsy report, note, reports, charts and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 26 at first examination in 1952. Conditions mentioned include: internal hydrocephalus; nystagmus; 6th nerve paresis; increased intracranial pressure; pyocyaneus meningitis; and obstruction of ventricles. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.12555, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12555
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart, note, reports and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 38 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: disseminated sclerosis; 6th nerve paresis; numb leg; and demyelinating disease. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12633, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12633
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 48 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: 3rd and 6th nerve paresis; cerebral atrophy; diplopia; arterial hypertension; and hypertensive retinopathy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.