Tolosa-Hunt syndrome – A case of treatable headache

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Author Details : Ananda T M Kesavan*, Suma Premanandan, Abdul N Basith

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 167-169

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Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome is characterised by headache and ophthalmoplegia due to involvement of third, fourth, sixth cranial nerve. The exact aetiology is not known. MRI brain is diagnostic test of choice. Treatment is mainly using corticosteroids. Prognosis is good with rapid recovery from headache and opthalmoplegia. There are only few case reports Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome in children.

Keywords: Tolosa ­Hunt Syndrome, Opthalmoplegia, headache

How to cite : Kesavan A T M, Premanandan S, Basith A N, Tolosa-Hunt syndrome – A case of treatable headache. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021;7(3):167-169

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Received : 21-06-2021

Accepted : 07-09-2021

Available online : 14-10-2021

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