A sweet case of bilateral sixth nerve palsies.


Journal Article

A 70-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus and arterial hypertension presented with bilateral abduction deficits consistent with bilateral sixth nerve paresis. A diagnostic evaluation including magnetic resonance imaging and lumbar puncture was unrevealing. The bilateral sixth nerve paresis spontaneously resolved suggesting ischemic or microvascular disease as the underlying etiology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gupta, PK; Bhatti, MT; Rucker, JC

Published Date

  • March 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 54 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 305 - 310

PubMed ID

  • 19298907

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19298907

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0039-6257

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.survophthal.2008.12.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States