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Sixth nerve palsy

Sixth nerve palsy: Introduction

Sixth nerve palsy: A nerve disorder where the cranial nerve VI doesn't function properly and hence the eye can't look outwards towards the ears. The nerve impairment can result from ear infections, certain viral infections or other disorders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sixth nerve palsy is available below.

Symptoms of Sixth nerve palsy

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Sixth nerve palsy: Related Patient Stories

Sixth nerve palsy: Complications

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Causes of Sixth nerve palsy

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Sixth nerve palsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sixth nerve palsy

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Sixth nerve palsy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sixth nerve palsy

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Prognosis for Sixth nerve palsy

Prognosis for Sixth nerve palsy: usually a temporary condition which disappears within a couple of months

Research about Sixth nerve palsy

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Sixth nerve palsy: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Sixth nerve palsy:

Sixth nerve palsy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sixth nerve palsy, or a subtype of Sixth nerve palsy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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