Tolosa-Hunt syndrome


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To·lo·sa-Hunt syn·drome

(tō-lō'sĕ hunt),
cavernous sinus syndrome produced by an idiopathic granuloma.

To·lo·sa-Hunt syn·drome

(tō-lō'sĕ hunt),
cavernous sinus syndrome produced by an idiopathic granuloma.

Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

Neurology A cavernous sinus syndrome, characterized by idiopathic local inflammation, and retro-orbital pain; THS peaks in the 4th–6th decades, ±accompanied by neurologic or systemic findings; it occurs in ±3% of painful ophthalmoplegia; it is a diagnosis of exclusion. See Cavernous sinus syndrome.

To·lo·sa-Hunt syn·drome

(tō-lō'sah-hŭnt' sin'drōm)
Cavernous sinus syndrome produced by an idiopathic granuloma.

Hunt,

William E., U.S. neurosurgeon, 1921–.
Hunt angled serrated ring forceps
Hunt angled-tip forceps
Hunt grasping forceps
Tolosa-Hunt syndrome - see under Tolosa

Tolosa,

Eduardo S., 20th century Spanish neurosurgeon.
Tolosa-Hunt syndrome - cavernous sinus syndrome produced by an idiopathic granuloma.

To·lo·sa-Hunt syn·drome

(tō-lō'sah-hŭnt' sin'drōm)
Cavernous sinus syndrome produced by an idiopathic granuloma.
References in periodicals archive ?
Because Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome rarely causes sequelae and because it shows a course with a good prognosis in general and limits itself, it does not receive much attention.
Painful ophtalmoplegia: overview with a focus on Tolosa-Hunt syndrome. Curr Pain Headache Rep 2004; 8:321-329.
MR imaging of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.
Abnormality in the cavernous sinus in three patients with Tolosa-Hunt syndrome: MRI and CT findings.
Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome: a case report.
Because of the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome's classic quick response to steroids, limited attention has been made to explore other possible treatment options like tight glycemic control in patients with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus which in a way may have contributed to the resolution of the syndrome's manifestations.
Cappabianca, "Tolosa-Hunt syndrome extending in the cerebello-pontine angle," Cephalalgia, vol.
Painful ophthalomoplegia of the left eye in a 19-year-old female, with an emphasis on Tolosa-Hunt syndrome: a case report.
Painful ophthalmoplegia (pseudotumour of the orbit and Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome).
The diagnosis of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome is usually one of exclusion.
[5] Surgical extirpation is generally not a feasible treatment of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome; the primary value of surgical intervention is for histopathologic diagnosis.
Tolosa-Hunt syndrome can affect people of virtually any age from the 1st to the 8th decades of life, with no sex predilection.