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Raeder's paratrigeminal syndrome: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8870759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Raeder's paratrigeminal syndrome is an uncommon neurologic disorder characterized by oculosympathetic paralysis, including ptosis and miosis. In the ED, this syndrome can be easily confused with Horner's syndrome, although with Raeder's syndrome trigeninal nerve irritation and preservation of facial sweating are noted. This report reviews a case of a 62-year-old man who presented to the ED with signs and symptoms consistent with Raeder's syndrome. MRI with angiography revealed a carotid artery dissection, and the patient was admitted and anticoagulated. The syndrome has been associated with head trauma, hypertension, vasculitis, migraine headaches, parasellar mass lesions, and internal carotid artery dissections. Hence, treatment of the patient who has Raeder's syndrome is dependent on the specific underlying lesion.
M Murnane; L Proano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1069-6563     ISO Abbreviation:  Acad Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-14     Completed Date:  1997-01-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9418450     Medline TA:  Acad Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  864-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Dissecting / complications
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications
Carotid Artery, Internal
Diagnosis, Differential
Emergency Medicine
Headache / diagnosis*,  etiology
Horner Syndrome / diagnosis*,  etiology
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Middle Aged
Trigeminal Neuralgia / diagnosis*,  etiology

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