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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 179-180

Isolated abducens nerve palsy after closed head injury in a child


1 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ioannina, 45500 Ioannina, Epirus, Greece
2 Department of Paediatrics, University of Ioannina, 45500 Ioannina, Epirus, Greece

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Prof. Ioannis Asproudis
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ioannina, Stavros Niarchos Avenue, 45500 Ioannina, Epirus
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.169905

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The authors present the rare case of a 5-year-old child with an isolated right abducens nerve palsy following a minor closed head injury. Occlusion of the left eye for 4 h daily was prescribed, and the child remained under close ophthalmological follow-up. Significant improvement was noticed in the following 6 months.


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