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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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  • Should we seek out a neurologist to help try to find the underlying cause of my husband's sixth nerve palsy? He saw an eye doctor, but it sounds like he may need to have more tests in order to find out the underlying cause. Click here for answer

  • Is it inherited? Are there prenatal tests? Could this have been prevented? Click here for answer

  • What is the prognosis for individuals affected by sixth nerve palsy? Click here for answer

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.