Congenital abducens nerve palsy

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Congenital abducens nerve palsy

Synonyms: Benign congenital sixth cranial nerve palsy | Congenital CNVI palsy

A rare neuro-ophthalmological disease characterized by dysfunction of the ipsilateral lateral rectus muscle with esotropia in primary position limited or no abduction of the eyeball and compensatory horizontal face turn toward the palsied eye. The condition commonly resolves spontaneously.

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