abducens nerve


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Synonyms for abducens nerve

a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

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Elevated LP opening pressure > 250 mm [H.sub.2]O (adults); > 280 mm [H.sub.2]O (children); > 250 mm [H.sub.2]O if not sedated or obese (children) IIH without papilledema qualifies if criteria B-E are met and the patient also has unilateral or bilateral abducens nerve palsy; or in the absence of papilledema and abducens nerve palsy, an IIH diagnosis can be suggested if criteria B-E are met and 3 of the following neuroimaging criteria are satisfied: 1.
Anatomically [Figure 1], the SOF, which is a pear-shaped structure with the broadest part at the nasal side, is bound laterally by the greater wing of the sphenoid, medially by the lesser wing of sphenoid, and superiorly by the frontal bone, lying at the apex of the orbit and at the border between the roof and the lateral orbital wall.[10] The SOF serves as a pathway that allows communication between the orbit and the middle cranial fossa, thereby transmitting the oculomotor, trochlear, and abducens nerves (cranial nerves III, IV, and VI), as well as the first three branches of the trigeminal nerve: the frontal, lacrimal, and nasociliary nerves.[11]{Figure 1}
(8,9) The most frequently involved cranial nerve is the oculomotor nerve, followed by abducens nerve. (10,11)
Schoffler, "Long-term follow-up of children with benign abducens nerve palsy," Eye, vol.
The predilection for abducens nerve injury would also support this hypothesis, with the long intracranial course of the nerve particularly vulnerable to traction injury.
It should always be suspected in the presence of unilateral headache and diplopia (Abducens nerve palsy) with or without ear discharge.
Moebius syndrome is defined as a congenital, non-progressive syndrome presenting with typical association of facial and abducens nerve palsy.
Diabetic abducens nerve palsy main symptoms include ocular motility disorders and diplopia.
Physical and neurological examination performed at admission verified upper right-sided eyelid ptosis, right-sided oculomotor cranial nerve palsy and partial right-sided abducens nerve palsy without nystagmus (Fig.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Chemosis and Abducens Nerve (CN VI) Palsy.
It is described as a close association between classic characteristics of the syndrome, such as paralysis of the facial nerve and the abducens nerve [10], and simultaneous involvement of other neural structures, mainly the II, V, IX, X, XI, and XII cranial nerve.
developed an abducens nerve palsy on day eight of her admission [2] and took a week later to recover in terms of symptoms.
Movement of third eyelid across eye occurs in response to globe retraction caused by action retractor bulbi, innervated by abducens nerve (Mitchell, 2012).
MRSA with progression from otitis media and sphenoid sinusitis to clival osteomyelitis, pachymeningitis and abducens nerve palsy in an immunocompetent 10-year-old patient.