Acute Abducens Nerve Paralysis in the Pediatric Emergency Department Analysis of 14 Patients


TEKŞAM Ö. , GÜLTEKİNGİL KESER A. , KONUŞKAN B. , Haliloglu G., Oguz K. K. , YALNIZOĞLU D.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, vol.32, no.5, pp.307-311, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0000000000000366
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-311

Abstract

Objectives: Sixth cranial nerve (SCN) palsy is an uncommon but important neurological problem in patients admitted to pediatric emergency department. The underlying etiology of SCN palsy has a wide range from viral infections to intracranial tumors; therefore, a careful and systematic approach is necessary while examining these patients.