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Burkitt leukemia with numb chin syndrome and cavernous sinus involvement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16621630     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cavernous sinus syndrome is a rare event. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas, are one possible cause. Neurological presentation of these lymphomas is also exceptional. We report the case of an 11-year-old boy that developed a right third cranial nerve palsy and numbness in the distribution of the right mental nerve, with normal CSF, and enlargement of cavernous sinus on the same side, who was diagnosed Burkitt leukemia.
Daniela Vasconcelos Seixas; Ana Luísa Lobo; Nuno Jorge Farinha; Laurentina Cavadas; Maria Manuel Campos; Margarida Ayres-Basto; Maria Teresa Lavandeira Pimenta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-04-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1090-3798     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Paediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-18     Completed Date:  2006-10-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715169     Medline TA:  Eur J Paediatr Neurol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neuroradiology, Hospital de S. João, Porto, Portugal.
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MeSH Terms
Burkitt Lymphoma / complications*,  pathology*,  radiography
Cavernous Sinus / pathology*,  radiography
Cranial Nerve Diseases / epidemiology,  radiography
Hypesthesia / etiology*,  pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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