sixth cranial nerve


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Noun1.sixth cranial nerve - a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eyesixth cranial 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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There was bilateral papilledema and a left sixth cranial nerve palsy.
More about neuro-ophthalmology may be found in 'An overview of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerve palsies' by Drs Marais and Barrett.
Here, we report two cases of vivax malaria with unusual presentations--one with acute gastroenteritis without fever at presentation and the other with fever, generalized convulsive status epilepticus and isolated bilateral sixth cranial nerve palsy, as cerebral malaria.