Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

Etiology

  • Uncommon
  • Assoc w/infection of teeth/sinuses that spreads
  • Can affect CN 3, 4 or 6→ all travel thru sinus

Symptoms

  • Acute
  • Headache
  • Double vision
  • Szr

Physical Exam Findings

  • Proptosis
  • Red eye
  • Impaired extra-occular movement