Neurological Sciences

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 517–519 | Cite as

Cavernous sinus syndrome due to neurosarcoidosis in adolescence: a diagnosis not to be missed

  • F. Rosini
  • D. Bennett
  • A. Cerase
  • L. Volterrani
  • A. Federico
  • P. Rottoli
  • Alessandra Rufa
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Sarcoidosis Cranial Nerve Palsy Painful Ophthalmoplegia Cavernous Sinus Syndrome Chitotriosidase Level 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

We gratefully thank Dr. Q. Marignetti, from the Radiology Unit of Valdichiana Hospital of Nottola, and I. Giani, from Pediatrics Unit of Valdichiana Hospital of Nottola, for their precious help.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. Anonymity of patient was protected in this case report.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Rosini
    • 1
  • D. Bennett
    • 2
  • A. Cerase
    • 3
  • L. Volterrani
    • 4
  • A. Federico
    • 1
  • P. Rottoli
    • 2
  • Alessandra Rufa
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Neurology and Neurometabolic Diseases Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological SciencesUniversity of SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Respiratory Diseases and Lung Transplant Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological SciencesUniversity of SienaSienaItaly
  3. 3.Neuroimaging and Neurointervention UnitNINT, AOUSeneseSienaItaly
  4. 4.Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, Diagnostic ImagingUniversity of SienaSienaItaly

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