Superior branch palsy of the oculomotor nerve caused by acute sphenoid sinusitis

Chotmongkol, V.; Chainunsamit, S.

Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 82(4): 410-413

1999


ISSN/ISBN: 0125-2208
PMID: 10410505
Document Number: 1958
A 52-year-old man presented with unilateral headache for 6 days. Physical examination revealed an ipsilateral paresis of the superior division of the oculomotor nerve with chemosis. CT scan of the paranasal sinuses showed ipsilateral sphenoid sinusitis with cavernous sinus involvement. The symptoms were completely improved by medical treatment only.

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Superior branch palsy of the oculomotor nerve caused by acute sphenoid sinusitis