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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:

PR2.12659, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12659
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, photographs, autopsy report, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 54 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; incontinence; epilepsy; papilloedema; 6th nerve paresis; hemianiopia; confusion; and pulmonary embolism. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12754, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12754
Scope and Contents Note, chart and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 66 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: diplopia; arterial hypertension; vascular disorder; and transient 6th nerve paresis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12874, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12874
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes and correspondence relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 38 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; amnesia; 6th nerve paresis; deafness; and diplopia. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12933, 1953-1960

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12933
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 77 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: meningioma; anosmia; vascular hypertension; loss of vision; proptosis; and 6th nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12938, 1953-1954

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12938
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reoprt, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 19 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: febrile illness; lymphocytic meningitis; papilloedema; 6th nerve paresis; epileptic attack; and csf pleocytosis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.12994, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.12994
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 0 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: adbuction paralysis; facial twitching; birth trauma; and cerebral damage. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.13016, 1953

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13016
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 76 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: trigeminal neuralgia; jaw and gum pain; herpes; and 6th nerve paresis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.13321, 1954

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13321
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, autopsy report and charts relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 2 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: generalised cerebral oedema; glycosuria; sixth nerve paresis; raised intracranial pressure; papilloedema; dehydration; and mild meningeal infection. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.13640, 1954

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13640
Scope and Contents Notes, chart and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 58 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: numbness; 6th nerve palsy; and diplopia. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.13661, 1954

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13661
Scope and Contents Chart, report and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 51 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: dizziness; dysarthria; cerebral thrombosis; hemiparesis; homonymous field defect; 6th nerve paresis; and hypertension. No treatment given. Patient discharged.