Once the fibers reach the cavernous sinus, they travel with the abducens
nerve before joining the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve and entering the orbit with its nasociliary branch.
THE ISOLATED ABDUCENS
NERVE PALSY OCCURED AFTER POSTVIRAL INFECTION IN A DIABETIC PATIENT.
Schoffler, "Long-term follow-up of children with benign abducens
nerve palsy," Eye, vol.
The left abducens
palsy might be a movement of the intact side with nystagmus.
Gradenigo, "Ueber die paralyse des Nervus abducens
bei Otitis," Archiv fur Ohrenheilkunde, vol.
(8,9) The most frequently involved cranial nerve is the oculomotor nerve, followed by abducens
Moebius syndrome (MS; %157900), also known as Moebius sequence, is a nonprogressive disease characterized by congenital facial and abducens
nerve paralysis and is included in the group of congenital cranial dysinnervation disorders (CCDD).
nerve palsy main symptoms include ocular motility disorders and diplopia.
Nasopharyngeal inflammatory pseudotumor showing abducens
Caption: FIGURE 1: Chemosis and Abducens
Nerve (CN VI) Palsy.
Moebius Syndrome is a rare disease characterized by permanent facial paralysis caused by decreased or absent formation of VI (abducens
) and VII (facial) cranial nerve.