International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pediatrics and Child Health | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023

A Case of Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis Presenting with Lateral Rectus Palsy

Juhi Sheekha [2] | Ruksana M | Ajmal Rafi [2]

Abstract: Cavernous sinus is a hollow space underneath the brain behind the eye sockets. Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a rare but life - threatening condition which can occur as a complication of sinusitis, orbital cellulitis, otitis or trauma. It can present as headache, fever, periorbital swelling and ophthalmoplegia requiring prompt treatment. Here is a case of a 15 year female adolescent presenting with fever, headache and diplopia. MRI brain was suggestive of right CVST, was treated with antibiotics, antifungal and anticoagulants. The patient responded to treatment in 3 days with resolution of all symptoms.

Keywords: Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Lateral rectus palsy, headache, ophthalmoplegia

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,

Pages: 504 - 506

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