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abducens

[ab′dyü·sənz]
(neuroscience)
The sixth cranial nerve in vertebrates; a paired, somatic motor nerve arising from the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain and supplying the lateral rectus eye muscles.
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Among the 74 diabetic abducens nerve palsy patients, 53 patients were cured, and 17 patients were effectively treated, with a cure rate of 71.
The clinical presentation of our patient especially the involvement of optic, facial, and vestibulocochlear cranial nerves on top of the classic oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, and abducens cranial nerve palsies leaned towards a Tolosa-Hunt-like syndrome.
Cervical effects on abducens motoneurons and their interaction with vestibulo ocular reflex.
The patient had bilateral nervus abducens paralysis and a prominent bilateral vertical nystagmus.
Gradenigo's syndrome is characterized by otorrhoea, facial pain in regions innervated by the first and second division of trigeminal nerve and ipsilateral abducens nerve paralysis.
Anatomically, either involvement of combination of medial longitudinal fasciculus (MLF) plus abducens nerve nucleus or MLF plus Paramedian pontine reticular formation (PPRF) can cause "one and a half" syndrome.
2006) Isolated abducens nerve palsy as a re gional variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Cranial osteopathy focused on the sphenobasilar joint and the most likely places for intracranial entrapment neuropathy of oculomotor, trochlearis, and abducens nerves, which regulate intra- and extraocular muscles.
Sistema nervioso simpatico: El plexo carotideo interno tiene ramas comunicantes con el ganglio del trigemino, el nervio abducens y el ganglio esfenopalatino (1).
Headache associated with papilloedema and an abducens palsy as the only abnormal neurological finding is a common presentation of benign intracranial hypertension.
Left acoustic (VIII) and facial (VII) cranial nerve palsies occurred initially, followed by trigeminal (V), abducens (VI) glossopharyngeal (XI), vagal (X), accessory (XI), and hypoglossal (XII) left sided cranial nerve palsies.
Abducens nerve palsy was the most common cranial nerve impairment (9,33).