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Orbital Apex Syndrome in a Patient with Sphenoid Fungal Balls

By Seok Hyun Cho, Bong Joon Jin, Yong Seop Lee, Seung Sam Paik, Myung Kyoo Ko and Hyeong-Joong Yi

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Orbital apex syndrome (OAS) is a rare disease that presents with a complex of symptoms, including ophthalmoplegia, ptosis and visual loss. Due to the poor prognosis, making a prompt diagnosis and administering the appropriate treatment must be initiated without delay if OAS is suspected. We report here on a case of a patient with sphenoid fungal balls, and he presented with acute visual loss and ophthalmoplegia

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Korean Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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