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Orbital Apex Syndrome in a Patient with Sphenoid Fungal Balls

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Journal
Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology
1976-8710
Publisher
Korean Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Publication Date
Volume
2
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3342/ceo.2009.2.1.52
Source
Legacy
Keywords
  • Case Report
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Orbital apex syndrome (OAS) is a rare disease that presents with a complex of symptoms, including ophthalmoplegia, ptosis and visual loss. Due to the poor prognosis, making a prompt diagnosis and administering the appropriate treatment must be initiated without delay if OAS is suspected. We report here on a case of a patient with sphenoid fungal balls, and he presented with acute visual loss and ophthalmoplegia.

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