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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Sixth nerve palsy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cranial mononeuropathy VI
  • Abducens nerve palsy
  • Sixth cranial nerve palsy
  • VI nerve palsy
  • 6th nerve palsy
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of sixth nerve palsy?

The signs and symptoms of sixth nerve palsy vary but may include:[1][2][3]
  • Double vision (particularly when looking to one side)
  • Headaches
  • Pain around the eye
Last updated: 10/15/2015

References
  1. Dugdale DC, Hoch DB. Cranial mononeuropathy VI. MedlinePlus. May 2014; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000690.htm.
  2. Michael P Ehrenhaus, MD. Abducens Nerve Palsy. Medscape Reference. February 2014; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1198383-overview.
  3. Andrew G Lee, MD; Paul W Brazis, MD. Sixth cranial nerve (abducens nerve) palsy in children. UpToDate. May 2015; Accessed 10/15/2015.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cranial mononeuropathy VI
  • Abducens nerve palsy
  • Sixth cranial nerve palsy
  • VI nerve palsy
  • 6th nerve palsy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.