abducent nerve


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Noun1.abducent nerve - a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eyeabducent nerve - a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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Bilateral abducent nerve palsy after neck trauma: A case report.
Physical examination showed a Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) of 14 (motor response 5, eye opening 5, verbal response 4), abducent nerve palsy, terminal neck stiffness, a blood pressure of 102/79 mmHg, a pulse rate of 90 bpm and a temperature of 35.
6,7) The hitherto undescribed entity of bilateral abducent nerve palsy as a manifestation of neuroleptospirosis is reported herewith.