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Sigmoid sinus thrombosis with contralateral abducens palsy: first report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11775519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intracranial complications of acute and chronic otitis media can be difficult to recognize because the signs and symptoms are often subtle. This article describes a case of one such complication--sigmoid sinus thrombosis--that was manifested by a contralateral abducens palsy. The author believes that this is the first reported case of such an occurrence. This article also reviews the differential diagnosis of increased intracranial pressure and discusses the recognition and management of lateral sinus thrombosis.
Authors:
S J Marzo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2001 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-01     Completed Date:  2002-03-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  869-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Loyola University, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153, USA. smarzo@luo.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abducens Nerve Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*
Audiometry
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Lateral Sinus Thrombosis / complications*,  diagnosis*,  etiology
Male
Otitis Media, Suppurative / complications*,  diagnosis

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