Sixth Nerve Palsy

About- Sixth nerve palsy also called abducens nerve palsy is an eye movement disorder, caused by damage to the sixth cranial nerve
 
Symptoms-
 Affect one or both eyes
 Double vision
 Vision impairment
 Poor eye alignment 
 Strabismus (crossed eyes)
 
Causes-
 Congenital defect 
 Injury of the sixth cranial nerve during labor or delivery
 Head injury or skull fracture that damages the sixth cranial nerve
 Stroke
 Infection
 Lyme disease
 Brain tumor
 Meningitis
 Diabetic neuropathy
 Multiple sclerosis
 Brain aneurysm

Specialists to visit
 Ophthalmologist
 Optometrist
 Neurologist

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Sixth nerve palsy
References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://emedicine.medscape.com

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