Cavernous sinus infection manifested by horner’s syndrome and ipsilateral sixth nerve palsy

Benjamin Hartmann*, Israel Kremer, Isaac Gutman, David Krakowski, Jacob Kam

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Abstract

A 20-year-old man presented with a left sixth nerve paresis associated with ipsilateral Horner’s syndrome several days after surgical drainage of a facial abscess. This unusual association between sixth nerve palsy and Horner’s syndrome is presented and its neuroanatomic correlation is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-226
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1987
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Abducens paresis
  • Cavernous sinus infection
  • Cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • Horner’s syndrome
  • Intracavernous sympathetic branch

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