Incidence, associations, and evaluation of sixth nerve palsy using a population-based method.

  title={Incidence, associations, and evaluation of sixth nerve palsy using a population-based method.},
  author={Sanjay V. Patel and Srinivas Mutyala and David A. Leske and David Hodge and Jonathan M. Holmes},
  volume={111 2},
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of sixth nerve palsy in a population-based study, with particular emphasis on associated coexisting medical conditions and to use these data to develop a management algorithm. DESIGN Retrospective, population-based case series. PARTICIPANTS All residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA, diagnosed with sixth nerve palsy between January 1, 1978 and December 31, 1992. METHODS All cases were identified by using the Rochester Epidemiology Project medical… CONTINUE READING


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