Arachnoid cyst of the cavernous sinus resulting in third nerve palsy.

Abstract

A 67-year-old man exhibited long-standing left third nerve palsy. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a cystic lesion in the left cavernous sinus with signal characteristics typical of arachnoid cyst. Intradural cavernous sinus arachnoid cyst has not reported previously. Pathogenetic mechanisms are discussed. 

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@article{Barr1999ArachnoidCO, title={Arachnoid cyst of the cavernous sinus resulting in third nerve palsy.}, author={Darlene Barr and Mark J. Kupersmith and Richard S. Pinto and Roger E Turbin}, journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society}, year={1999}, volume={19 4}, pages={249-51} }