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Fatal paranasal sinusitis presenting as trigeminal neuralgia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16412169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trigeminal neuralgia is rare in patients with paranasal sinusitis. The authors describe a case of paranasal sinusitis that appeared as an insidious onset of trigeminal neuralgia along the distribution of ophthalmic and maxillary branches, followed by rapid intracranial invasion with temporal meningoencephalitis and subdural empyema, and finally a fatal outcome.
Yen-Wen Lin; Shinn-Kuang Lin; I-Hsin Weng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Headache     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0017-8748     ISO Abbreviation:  Headache     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-17     Completed Date:  2006-05-31     Revised Date:  2009-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985091R     Medline TA:  Headache     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diabetes Complications / physiopathology
Fatal Outcome
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Shock, Septic / etiology
Sinusitis / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia / diagnosis*,  etiology

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