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Gadopentetate dimeglumine-enhanced MR in the diagnosis of the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7611080     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 54-year-old man first was admitted with a right oculomotor nerve palsy that ameliorated spontaneously. Two months later, he was readmitted with right proptosis, ophthalmoplegia, and optic nerve involvement. MR showed an enlarged right cavernous sinus. There was dramatic improvement after high doses of steroids. MR findings 10 months later were normal. Thus, the diagnosis of the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome was established.
Authors:
C Zournas; S Trakadas; E Kapaki; S Doris; S Gatzonis; A Gouliamos; C Papageorgiou
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-11     Completed Date:  1995-08-11     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  942-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Aeginition Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cavernous Sinus / pathology
Contrast Media*
Diagnosis, Differential
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Drug Administration Schedule
Drug Combinations
Gadolinium DTPA
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Male
Meglumine / diagnostic use*
Middle Aged
Ophthalmoplegia / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Organometallic Compounds / diagnostic use*
Pentetic Acid / analogs & derivatives*,  diagnostic use
Prednisolone / administration & dosage
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Drug Combinations; 0/Organometallic Compounds; 50-24-8/Prednisolone; 6284-40-8/Meglumine; 67-43-6/Pentetic Acid; 80529-93-7/Gadolinium DTPA

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