Cavernous sinus syndrome. Analysis of 151 cases.

  title={Cavernous sinus syndrome. Analysis of 151 cases.},
  author={James R Keane},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={53 10},
OBJECTIVE To characterize lesions causing cavernous sinus syndrome. DESIGN Review of 26 years of personal experience in a large city hospital. RESULTS Among 151 patients, tumors (45 patients, 30%) were the most frequent cause of cavernous sinus syndrome. However, when surgical causes (17 patients, 11%) were included, trauma (36 patients, 24%) became most common. Self-limited inflammation was the third frequent cause (34 patients, 23%), while carotid aneurysms and fistulas, infection, and… CONTINUE READING
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