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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:

PR2.19908, 1958-1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.19908
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 29 at first examination in 1958. Conditions mentioned include: brain stem lesion - right lateral (not yet diagnosed); diplopia; hypaesthesia; and right-sided 6th cranial nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.19968, 1958-1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.19968
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to male from outside Great Britain aged 35 at first examination in 1958. Conditions mentioned include: possibly neoplasm in right thalamus; diplopia; mid-frontal headaches; and incomplete sixth nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20156, 1957-1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20156
Scope and Contents Correspondence, autopsy report, charts, typed case summary, reports and notes relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 16 at first examination in 1957. Conditions mentioned include: encephalitis; spastic weakness of all limbs; bilateral sixth nerve palsy; and pneumothorax. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.20162, 1959-1961

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20162
Scope and Contents Correspondence, X-ray films, charts, reports, typed case summary and notes relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 53 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: thrombosis (left internal carotid); right sixth nerve palsy; diplopia; and dysphasia. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20408, 1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20408
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 66 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: tic douloureux; and right abducens palsy. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20594, 1959-1964

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20594
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 22 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: right-sided acoustic neuroma; lateral diplopia; sixth nerve palsy; and nausea. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20616, 1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20616
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes and reports relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 39 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; diplopia; headache; and sixth nerve palsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20694, 1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20694
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes, charts and reports relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 40 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: anaplastic carcinoma of nasopharynx; sixth nerve palsy; vomiting; and headache. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.20866, 1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20866
Scope and Contents Notes, autopsy report, typed case summary, report and charts relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 26 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; diabetes; brain stem haemorrhage; and bilateral sixth nerve palsy. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR2.20901, 1959

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20901
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes and reports relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 20 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: post-traumatic hydrocephalus; headache; sixth nerve paresis; and papilloedema. No treatment given. Patient discharged.