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Cavernous sinus thrombosis and blindness as complications of an odontogenic infection: report of a case and review of literature.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Publication Date
Volume
47
Issue
12
Pages
1317–1321
Identifiers
PMID: 2685213
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A case of orbital abscess complicated by unilateral blindness and CST as a result of an odontogenic infection is reported. The patient eventually recovered her sight. This case illustrates how appropriate consultations and prompt interventions are beneficial in giving total care to a critically ill patient.

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