Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 2

A Case Report on - Congenital Third Nerve Palsy and their associated Findings

Raisul Azam*, Gaurav Kumar Bhardwaj, Sourav Karmakar and Animesh Mondal

Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Amity Medical School, Amity University, Haryana, India

*Corresponding Author: Raisul Azam, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Amity Medical School, Amity University, Haryana, India.

Received: January 02, 2023; Published: January 10, 2023

Abstract

Abducens nerve or 6th Nerve it is having the longest intracranial course of all the cranial nerves. Any damage to the abducens nerve along its long course may result in a palsy. Congenital 6th nerve palsy is very rare as against DRS. No study data available on its epidemiology due to its rarity. Congenital 6th nerve palsy is taken as DRS unless proved otherwise. 2 years old female child came to Laxmi Eye Institute with a complain of abnormal turning of both eyes towards nasal side since Childhood. All the clinical examination was performed to get the right diagnosis and to give best treatment and management to patient. As congenital sixth nerve palsy may be confused with Duane’s Retraction Syndrome and Congenital Esotropia. So, A careful clinical evaluation is essential to differentiate between these.

Keywords: Abducens Nerve Palsy; Congenital 6th Nerve Palsy; Duane’s Retraction Syndrome; Congenital Esotropia

References

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Citation

Citation: Raisul Azam., et al. “A Case Report on - Congenital Third Nerve Palsy and their associated Findings".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.2 (2023): 17-21.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Raisul Azam., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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