Isolated sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting as third nerve palsy.

  title={Isolated sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting as third nerve palsy.},
  author={Jae Chul Lee and Sang Kyu Park and Dong Kyu Jang and Young Min Han},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  volume={48 4},
A sphenoid mucocele often presents late due to its deep seated anatomical site. And it has varied presentation due to its loose relationship to the cavernous sinus and the base of the skull. We describe a case of large sphenoid sinus mucocele. A middle aged old man suddenly developed third cranial nerve palsy. Brain imaging study revealed an isolated sphenoid sinus mucocele, compressing right cavernous sinus. Endoscopic marsupialization of the mucocele via transnasal approach led to complete… CONTINUE READING


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