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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:

PR2.14590, 1954-1955

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14590
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, reports, charts and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 49 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: oligo-astrocytoma; astro-oligodenro-glioma; extra-dural haematoma; epileptic attacks; hemiparesis; and 6th cranial nerve paralysis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.14970, 1955

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.14970
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, autopsy report, charts and reports relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 53 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: secondary carcinoma; papilloedema; 6th nerve paresis; and carcinoma of pelvic colon. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.15053, 1955-1963

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15053
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, report, notes, charts, x-ray film and correspondence relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 60 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: spastic paraparesis; diplopia; 6th nerve paresis; spinal cord lesion; and incontinence. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.15211, 1955

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15211
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, report, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 24 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: post traumatic cerebral thrombophlebitis; hydrocephalus; head injury; headache; sixth nerve paresis; and papilloedema. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.15307, 1955-1957

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15307
Scope and Contents Typed correspondence, notes and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 33 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: cerebral venous thrombosis; headaches; pain; psychotic state; hemiparesis; dysarthria; dysphasia; aducent nerve palsy; catatonia; hypertension; papilloedema; and drug reaction. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.15333, 1955-1960

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15333
Scope and Contents Typed correspondence, notes, charts and reports relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 56 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: sixth nerve paresis; intracavernous carotid aneurysm; hypertension; diplopia; headaches; vomiting; ptosis; trigeminal neuralgia; and facial pain. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.15423, 1955-1958

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15423
Scope and Contents Typed correspondence, notes, charts and reports relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 48 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula; head inury; tinnitus; dimness of vision; headache; eyewatering; oedema; third and sixth nerve paresis; and exophthalmos. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.16109, 1956-1958

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.16109
Scope and Contents Typed correspondence, notes, charts and reports relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 52 at first examination in 1956. Conditions mentioned include: extradural carcinoma; neoplasm; trigeminal neuralgia; facial pain; sixth nerve paresis; vision disorder; scotoma; deafness; sensory defects; blindness; deafness; tinnitus; and aphasia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.16712, 1956

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.16712
Scope and Contents Correspondence and typed case summary relating to female from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 33 at first examination in 1956. Conditions mentioned include: headache; double vision; and 6th nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.16738, 1956

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.16738
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 17 at first examination in 1956. Conditions mentioned include: paresis; 6th nerve palsy; and closed head injury. No treatment given. Patient discharged.