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

[tō·lō′sä·hunt]
Etymology: Eduardo S. Tolosa, Spanish neurosurgeon, 1900-1981; William Edward Hunt, American neurosurgeon, 1921-1999
unilateral ophthalmoplegia associated with pain behind the orbit and in the area supplied by the first division of the trigeminal nerve; it is thought to result from nonspecific inflammation and granulation tissue in the superior orbital fissure or cavernous sinus. Compare cavernous sinus syndrome.

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.