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Neuro-Ophthalmology & Visual Neuroscience. 2021, 6(1), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/novn-6-1-1
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Acute Third Nerve Palsy with Pupillary Sparing: A Rare Manifestation of Sphenoid Sinus Mucocele

Kumar S1, Mehra R1 and Chauhan N2

1Department of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Dr. Rajendra Prashad Government Medical College Tanda, Kangra H.P. India

2Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr. Rajendra Prashad Government Medical College Tanda, Kangra H.P. India

Pub. Date: March 28, 2021

Cite this paper:
Kumar S, Mehra R and Chauhan N. Acute Third Nerve Palsy with Pupillary Sparing: A Rare Manifestation of Sphenoid Sinus Mucocele. Neuro-Ophthalmology & Visual Neuroscience. 2021; 6(1):1-3. doi: 10.12691/novn-6-1-1

Abstract

Mucocele of para-nasal sinus is a rare entity resulting from chronic accumulation of mucoid secretion, leading to progressive thinning of sinus bony wall. We are presenting a case report of a middle age female patient with sphenoid mucocele causing sudden third cranial nerve palsy with pupil sparing. She was managed by urgent endoscopic marsupialzation.

Keywords:
Sphenoid mucocele third nerve palsy endoscopic sinus surgery

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