The 6th nerve is never affected in isolation by nuclear lesions, even when quite restricted, because attendant disruption to the internuclear pathway produces horizontal gaze palsy.
What does HG stand for?
HG stands for Horizontal Gaze (test)
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- Hilton Group (hotels)
- His/Her Grace
- Holographic Goggles
- Holy Grail
- Home and Garden
- Home Gateway
- Home Grown
- Home Grown (band)
- Home Guard (UK)
- Homing Guidance
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102372, 2010 WL 572082 (Ill Sup Ct) (hereinafter McKown II), the Illinois Supreme Court handed both sides a victory with respect to horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) test results in DUI prosecutions.
Drivers are asked to recite the alphabet, stand on one leg, complete a nine-step heel-to-toe walk and watch as a pen is moved in front of them as part of a horizontal gaze nystagmus test.
Early reports described impaired horizontal gaze and related it to coexistent hemiplegia.
5) The capstone of this battery of tests is the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) Test.
For vertical rotation, Fick's y-axis, the muscle pair changes with the angle of horizontal gaze.
Law enforcement authorities have used the horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) L test for years as one of several field sobriety tests.