What should be the focus of history in the workup of abducens nerve palsy (sixth cranial nerve palsy)?

Updated: Nov 19, 2018
  • Author: Michael P Ehrenhaus, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Check history for diabetes mellitus, cancer, thyroid disease, and hypertension.

Ask about history of recent trauma, ear infections (children), and fluctuation of symptoms.


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