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abducent

 [ab-du´sent]
serving to abduct something.

ab·du·cent

(ab-dū'sent),
1. Abducting; drawing away, especially away from the median plane.
2. Synonym(s): abducent nerve [CN VI]
Synonym(s): abducens
[L. abducens]

ab·du·cent

(ab-dū'sĕnt)
1. Abducting; drawing away, especially away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abducens.
2. Synonym(s): abducent nerve [CN VI].
[L. abducens]

abducent

Causing a separation. The word derives from the Latin ab , from, and ducere , to draw or lead. See also ABDUCTION.

ab·du·cent

(ab-dū'sĕnt)
Abducting; drawing away, especially away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abducens.
[L. abducens]
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Though reports of other cranial nerve palsies in leptospirosis are made in literature, abducent paralysis has not been mentioned hitherto.
The novelty of this case is that whereas numerous case reports exist of other cranial nerve palsies occurring in leptospirosis, the present case is probably the first one that exemplifies abducent nerve palsy developing as a result of antecedent Leptospira infection.
The exact cause of abducent palsy could not be diagnosed in this animal because of unavailability of diagnostic facilities but it probably might be due to some bacterial infection viz.
(13) was seen in 14% of cases, one with Abducent palsy, one with Occulomotor and facial palsies and five with isolated facial palsy.
In a case series presented by Virendra Sachdeva et al, (8) from LVPEI, India 4 cases of isolated abducent nerve palsy was associated with hHcy.
When Mobius syndrome was initially described by Von graefe and Paul julius Mobius only bilateral facial nerve and bilateral abducent nerve involvement along with other features were considered.
Pencalet and co-workers observed headache was presenting symptom in 77.4% of cases, followed by vomiting (73.8%) and cerebellar syndrome (69%), papilloedema was the commonest sigh, which was seen in 68.5% followed by cerebellar signs (46.4%) and abducent nerve palsy in 22.6% two (1.2%) patients presented with complete blindness (9).
(6.) Abducent nerve paralysis: first clinical sign of clivus metastasis from tonsillar carcinoma.