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Table 1 Reported cases of murine typhus related abducens nerve palsy

From: Abducens nerve palsy with associated retinal involvement secondary to rickettsia typhi infection

Author Country Age (years) Gender Fever Headache Skin rash Duration of symptoms before onset of ocular nerve palsy Abducens nerve palsy laterality Associated complications
Simon NG, et al. [5] Australia 20 Male + + 10 Bilateral Seizure, Meningoencephalitis
Masalha R, et al. [6] Israel 22 Female + + 14 Right Mild subacute meningoencephalitis
Hsu CH, et al. [8] Indonesia 31 Male + + 2 Right Liver dysfunction
Moy WL, et al. [7] Singapore 39 Male + 9 Right Liver dysfunction, Mild meningitis
Moy WL, et al. [7] Indonesia 27 Female + + 4 Bilateral Meningoencephalitis and ventilator associated pneumonia
Lin Ting-Yang, et al. [9] Taiwan 39 Female + + + 9 Left Liver dysfunction
Present case Tunisia 18 Female + + 10 Left Liver dysfunction