Ophthalmoplegia secondary to raised intracranial pressure after unilateral neck dissection with internal jugular vein sacrifice.

@article{Ward2011OphthalmoplegiaST,
  title={Ophthalmoplegia secondary to raised intracranial pressure after unilateral neck dissection with internal jugular vein sacrifice.},
  author={Matthew Alex Ward and Callum Faris and Tahwinder Upile and Nimesh Narendra Patel},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          587-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Neck dissection is commonly performed in the management of head and neck malignancy and may involve internal jugular vein (IJV) sacrifice. Potential complications include intracranial hypertension. This is well documented after bilateral neck dissection, although only scattered reports exist after unilateral IJV sacrifice. METHODS A 54-year-old man underwent unilateral left modified radical neck dissection for T1N2b squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue base. He presented 13 days… CONTINUE READING
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