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Cavernous sinus syndrome due to lymphoma.
  1. J Julien,
  2. X Ferrer,
  3. J Drouillard,
  4. J C Philippe,
  5. P Desbordes


    In both the cases described, painful ophthalmoplegia was the first indication of infiltration of the cavernous sinus by a lymphosarcoma. The onset of symptoms and the course of the disease were different in the two cases. CT scan which has been the crucial investigation for detecting lymphomas in the cavernous sinus, was normal in the early stages. Symptomatic remission could be obtained with treatment, although the prognosis remained poor.

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