Abducens--Oculomotor Synkinesis Associated With Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia and Acquired Abducens Nerve Palsy

Wutthiphan, Sorot; Foster, Scott R.; Poonyathalang, Anuchit; Pongpech, Sirintara
July 2006
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p246
Academic Journal
We report a case of acquired abducens--oculomotor synkinesis, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, and abducens nerve palsy following brainstem hemorrhage. Weakening surgery on the medial rectus muscle did not eliminate the synergistic movement. The mechanism responsible for the abducens--oculomotor synkinesis is discussed


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