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A Common Cause of Cranial Nerve VI Palsy—Hidden in Plain Sight

A Common Cause of Cranial Nerve VI Palsy—Hidden in Plain Sight This case of an otherwise healthy man in his 30s who presented to an optometrist with sudden-onset horizontal diplopia and blurry vision illustrates the importance of assessing the prior probability of an underlying disease before diagnostic testing is undertaken and considering how test results may influence treatment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

A Common Cause of Cranial Nerve VI Palsy—Hidden in Plain Sight

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6106
eISSN
2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.2661
pmid
27367021
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Abstract

This case of an otherwise healthy man in his 30s who presented to an optometrist with sudden-onset horizontal diplopia and blurry vision illustrates the importance of assessing the prior probability of an underlying disease before diagnostic testing is undertaken and considering how test results may influence treatment.

Journal

JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2016

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