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Abducens Nerve Injury MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Abducens Nerve Injury
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.150.100
C10.292.200.200
C10.900.300.218.150
C26.915.300.400.100
Unique ID
D020222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020222
Scope Note
Traumatic injury to the abducens, or sixth, cranial nerve. Injury to this nerve results in lateral rectus muscle weakness or paralysis. The nerve may be damaged by closed or penetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA or by facial trauma involving the orbit.
Entry Version
ABDUCENS NERVE INJ
Entry Term(s)
Abducens Nerve Trauma
Abducens Neuropathy, Traumatic
Cranial Nerve VI Injury
Injury, Cranial Nerve VI
Injury, Sixth Cranial Nerve
Sixth Cranial Nerve Injuries
Sixth Cranial Nerve Injury
Sixth-Nerve Palsy, Traumatic
Sixth-Nerve Trauma
Traumatic Sixth-Nerve Palsy
Previous Indexing
Abducens Nerve (1967-1999)
Ophthalmoplegia (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Abducens Nerve Injury Preferred
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