Third nerve palsy due to a carotid cavernous fistula without external eye signs

@inproceedings{Lee1996ThirdNP,
  title={Third nerve palsy due to a carotid cavernous fistula without external eye signs},
  author={Andrew Go Lee},
  year={1996}
}
Abstract An elderly, hypertensive white female presented with acute left-sided facial pain and a left pupil-involved third nerve palsy. She had no history of head trauma. The remainder of the ocular exam was normal, and there was no evidence of proptosis, conjunctival injection or chemosis, or increased intraocular pressure. A computed tomographic scan of the head suggested an enlarged cavernous sinus on the left side. Cerebral angiography revealed a posterior draining carotid-cavernous fistula… CONTINUE READING