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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 95-97

Pansinusitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis and cerebral infarction

Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India

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Y Singh
Room No. 32, SR Hostel, Government Medical College, Haldwani 263 139, Uttarakhand
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DOI: 10.4103/9783-1230.139174

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a fatal disease and require aggressive treatment. This progresses rapidly and sometimes there is intracranial extension. Here, we report a case of pansinusitis and cavernous sinus thrombosis that eventually developed middle cerebral artery territory infarct. Patient was middle aged diabetic and was having a history of tooth extraction 10 days back. We suggest that unusual complication of ischemic stroke with cavernous sinus thrombosis should be kept in mind, while dealing with these patients.

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