Abducens Nerve Injury

Traumatic injury to the abducens, or sixth, cranial nerve. Injury to this nerve results in lateral rectus muscle weakness or paralysis. The nerve may be damaged by closed or penetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA or by facial trauma involving the orbit.
Also Known As:
Abducens Nerve Trauma; Cranial Nerve VI Injury; Injury, Cranial Nerve VI; Injury, Sixth Cranial Nerve; Sixth Cranial Nerve Injury; Sixth-Nerve Trauma; Traumatic Sixth-Nerve Palsy; Abducens Nerve Injuries; Abducens Nerve Traumas; Abducens Neuropathies, Traumatic; Injuries, Abducens Nerve; Injury, Abducens Nerve; Nerve Injuries, Abducens; Nerve Injury, Abducens; Nerve Trauma, Abducens; Nerve Traumas, Abducens; Sixth Nerve Palsy, Traumatic; Sixth Nerve Trauma; Sixth-Nerve Palsies, Traumatic; Sixth-Nerve Traumas; Trauma, Abducens Nerve; Trauma, Sixth-Nerve; Traumas, Abducens Nerve; Traumas, Sixth-Nerve; Traumatic Abducens Neuropathies; Traumatic Abducens Neuropathy; Traumatic Sixth Nerve Palsy; Traumatic Sixth-Nerve Palsies; Abducens Neuropathy, Traumatic; Sixth-Nerve Palsy, Traumatic
Networked: 4 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Paresis (Hemiparesis)


1. Noordeen, Hilali: 1 article (12/2004)
2. Nischal, Ken K: 1 article (12/2004)
3. Pinches, Emma: 1 article (12/2004)
4. Thompson, Dominic: 1 article (12/2004)
5. Liasis, Alki: 1 article (12/2004)
6. Kao, Ling Yuh: 1 article (01/2003)
7. Chao, An Ning: 1 article (01/2003)
8. Droste, P J: 1 article (06/2000)
9. Leske, D A: 1 article (06/2000)
10. Holmes, J M: 1 article (06/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Abducens Nerve Injury:
1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Traction
2. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
3. Intramuscular Injections
4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)