Fung TY, Chung TK. Abducens nerve palsy complicating pregnancy: a case report

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin.
European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology (Impact Factor: 1.7). 05/1999; 83(2):223-4. DOI: 10.1016/S0301-2115(98)00316-9
Source: PubMed


We report a case presented at 38 weeks gestation with abducens nerve palsy. No specific pathology was found. After reviewing all the previously reported cases, hypertension is found to be a common factor in all cases presenting in late pregnancy. The clinical course is benign and all resolved after delivery.

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