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19 Possible Causes for Abducens Nerve Palsy, Acute Sinusitis, Facial Numbness

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    Rhinocerebral disease may manifest as unilateral, retro-orbital headache, facial pain, numbness, fever, hyposmia, and nasal stuffiness, which progresses to black discharge[] CT scan of the paranasal sinuses showed acute sinusitis. Rhinoscopy demonstrated black necrotic tissue in the nasal septum.[] , numbness, visual impairment/loss, eyelid edema, chemosis, proptosis, opthalmoplegia, multiple cranial nerve palsies, and focal neurological deficits.[]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy due to acute sphenoid sinusitis is very rare, with only few cases reported in literature.[] A 46-year-old man with high fever and neck rigidity developed progressive visual loss and ophthalmoplegia on both sides, and ptosis, mydriasis and facial numbness on the right[] We report a case who presented with hemicranial headache and ipsilateral abducens nerve palsy as the presenting feature of sphenoid sinusitis.[]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    sinusitis or mastoiditis, measles, blood clotting disorders, anemia, leukemia, periodic fever and meningitis) Can idiopathic intracranial hypertension affect children?[] CASE DESCRIPTION: We present the case of a 22-year-old woman who presented with worsening headache, nausea, vomiting, blurry vision, diplopia, visual loss, and facial numbness[] We herein report the case of a young girl who presented with bilateral abducens nerve palsy due to IIH as the onset of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).[]

  • Abducens Nerve Palsy

    Abstract An 87-year-old man presented with a 1-week history of transient facial numbness, followed by the onset of left diplopia 1 month later.[] nerve palsy.[] CONCLUSION: We presented abducens nerve palsy cases due to neruosurgical disorders. A botilinum injection was performed in three patients with the abducens palsy.[]

  • Gradenigo's Syndrome

    , 11 (37) Numbness, 3 (30) facial pain, 2 (7) Epiphora, 0 Epistaxis, 0 Epistaxis, 0 Duration of facial numbness (mo) 3 3 3 – 6 0 12 2 0 Table 3.[] […] and abducens nerve palsy.[] […] hemorrhagic colitis 急性出血性膀胱炎 acute hemorrhagic cystitis 急性上顎洞炎 acute sinusitis 急性上気道感染 acute upper respiratory tract infection 急性腎盂腎炎 acute pyelonephritis 24 急性腎不全 acute[]

  • Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome

    (Very rare neurological condition).Main symptoms included right sided severe pain behind the eye and temple and right sided facial numbness.[] Abstract A 50-year-old female presented with right painful abducens nerve palsy persisting for 4 months and mild panhypopituitarism with diabetes insipidus for 6 months.[] We present a case of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome who has no abnormal mass lesion in the cavernous sinuses on MRI but with a diagnostic lesion on magnetic resonance angiography (MRA[]

  • Painful Ophthalmoplegia

    […] palsy with or without Horner's syndrome, whereas numb chin syndrome (NCS) indicates facial and oral numbness within the mental nerve distribution.[] Abstract In 1964, a 51-year-old man experienced a right abducens nerve palsy, which resolved spontaneously.[] Patients with fungal infection who develop sino-orbito –cerebral syndrome often present with acute headache, fever, facial swelling, sinusitis, opthalmoplegia and/or blindness[]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Petrous Bone

    The symptoms of petrous apex lesions include headaches, facial pain, facial numbness, weakness of mastication, pulsating tinnitus, hearing loss, dizziness, vertigo and facial[] Medical treatment resulted in favorable outcomes, and the child was in good health without headaches or abducens nerve palsy at the 2-month follow-up.[] Diagnosis of acute-on-chronic sinusitis was made and Septra and a decongestant were prescribed for the patient.[]

  • Cavernous Sinus Aneurysm

    Aneurysms in the vicinity of the cavernous sinus can cause facial numbness or diplopia as a result of direct compression on the cranial nerves traveling within the cavernous[] Neurological examination revealed right abducens nerve palsy.[] In the chronic stage, a scar from the acute lesion usually is found.[]

  • Mucormycosis

    The first patient had unilateral facial numbness of the affected left side while the second had right-sided facial numbness, ear pain, and proptosis.[] sinusitis, swelling of eyes, reddening of skin, edema, difficulty breathing, coughing, coughing up blood, nausea, vomiting.[] Symptoms of rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis include acute sinusitis, fever, eye swelling and protrusion, dark nasal scabbing, cellulitis, facial pain, retinal artery thrombosis[]