superior orbital fissure syndrome

superior orbital fissure syndrome
deep orbital and unilateral frontal headache with progressive sixth, third, and fourth cranial nerve palsies, with oculomotor paralysis, diminution of the field of vision, and other ocular changes; it occurs either as a result of a meningioma of the sphenoid bone that compresses nearby nerves or as an extension of infection from sphenoid sinusitis into the superior orbital fissure. Cf. Tolosa-Hunt s.

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