Cephalic tetanus presenting as acute vertigo with bilateral vestibulopathy.

Abstract

Cephalic tetanus is a rare form of tetanus, defined by paralysis of more than one cranial nerve. The seventh cranial nerve is the most frequently involved. We report a 58-year-old man with cephalic tetanus and bilateral vestibulopathy. The patient's initial symptoms were rotatory vertigo and hypertension. He then developed trismus and cranial nerve palsies… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00016489.2010.526144

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