[Case of orbital apex syndrome caused by invasive aspergillosis successfully treated during the diagnostic procedure by the use of voriconazole].

@article{Sugai2008CaseOO,
  title={[Case of orbital apex syndrome caused by invasive aspergillosis successfully treated during the diagnostic procedure by the use of voriconazole].},
  author={Akihiro Sugai and Mutsuo Oyake and Masahiro Umeda and Yoshitaka Umeda and Nobuya Fujita},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 10},
  pages={
          746-9
        }
}
A 75-year-old woman developed loss of vision and decreased ocular motility in all directions. She exhibited a left orbital apex syndrome, accompanied by sphenoiditis and hypertrophic pachymeningitis. Voriconazole treatment was initiated on the basis of clinical suspicion, although use of the serum beta-D glucan had negative results and a biopsy was not performed. Five days later, the left eye movements started to improve, and at that time the use of the serum aspergillus galactomannan antigen… CONTINUE READING
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