Trigeminal sensory neuropathy due to dural external carotid cavernous sinus fistula

Matthew Rizzo, E. Peter Bosch, Cordell E. Gross

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Abstract

We describe a woman who had isolated facial numbness that was caused by a spontaneous dural external carotid cavernous sinus fistula. The unusual syndrome mimicked trigeminal sensory neuropathy and was attributed to vascular compromise of the gasserian ganglion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume32
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1982

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Rizzo, M., Bosch, E. P., & Gross, C. E. (1982). Trigeminal sensory neuropathy due to dural external carotid cavernous sinus fistula. Neurology, 32(1), 89-91.