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Sturm, V; Kordic, H; Leiba, H; Landau, K (2008). Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy related to sinusitis? International Ophthalmology, 28(4):303-305.
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The association of sinusitis with ocular motility disorders is a seductive theory due to their close anatomical vicinity. Typically, sinusitis can influence ocular motility by affecting single muscles or a combination of muscles and/or cranial nerves due to a local inflammatory tissue reaction. Although rare, sinusitis has been suggested at least as a cause for superior-branch oculomotor palsy. We report a case of progressive, isolated, third-cranial-nerve palsy caused by an aneurysm of the posterior-communicating artery that initially was thought to be related to pansinusitis.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Ophthalmology Clinic|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||09 Jan 2009 08:08|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 14:46|
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