Facial palsy in diabetes

Facial palsy in diabetes

M240/0452 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.7MB

Downloadable file size: 4.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Facial palsy. Close-up of the eyes of a 73-year-old woman who has a fixed left eye due to paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle in the eye. This would give her double vision. The condition is known as lateral rectus palsy, abducens palsy or cranial mononeuropathy VI, because the cause of the paralysis is dysfunction of the abducens or sixth cranial nerve. This has occurred as a complication of non-insulin- dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Rigorous monitoring of blood sugar levels provides the best chance of recovery. NIDDM is a disease in which the body has less of the hormone insulin, which regulates blood sugar levels, than normal.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: aged, condition, diabetes mellitus, diabetic, disease, disorder, elderly, eye, eyelid, face, facial, female, fixed, geriatric, healthcare, medical, medicine, neuropathy, niddm, non-insulin dependent, oculomotor nerve, old, palsy, paralysis, patient, woman

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.