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Abducens nerve paralysis due to giant aneurysm in the medial carotid canal.
In other words, the eye cannot move medially because the message cannot travel to the oculomotor nucleus, via the MLF, from the contralateral abducens nerve.
Dr Simon Grant BSc PhD Oculomotor, trochlear or abducens nerve palsies are relatively common, but pose challenges for clinical management.