Prognosis for sixth nerve palsy arising from paranasal sinus disease.


BACKGROUND The abducens nerve, cranial nerve VI (CNVI), is the medial-most nerve in the cavernous sinus. Its close proximity to the sphenoid sinus makes it susceptible to injury, invasion, or compression from a sphenoid pathology leading to horizontal gaze diplopia. A wide range of literature describes myriad causes for CNVI palsy, but there is a lack of… (More)
DOI: 10.2500/ajra.2013.27.3943


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