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Case Studies | Neuroscience | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018
An Interesting Case of Isolated Abducens Nerve Palsy Mimicker
Dr Shasthara P. | Dr Anuj Vilas Nehete | Dr Harsha S.
Abstract: Abducens nerve palsy (ANP) is the most common isolated palsy due to the long peripheral course of the nerve . Before sending our patient out of the office door with his return appointment in hand, there are six bells that should ring in our minds ; the six conditions that may imitate isolated lateral rectus weakness include Thyroid eye diseases, Myasthenia gravi]s, Duanes syndrome, Spasm of the near reflex, Delayed break in fusion, Old blowout fracture of the orbit. We present a case of Abducens nerve palsy mimicker in young women with hypothyroidism.
Keywords: Abducens nerve palsy, hypothyroidism
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,
Pages: 1569 - 1570