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Bilateral cavernous sinus syndrome and bilateral cerebral infarcts: A rare combination after wasp sting



Bilateral cavernous sinus syndrome and bilateral cerebral infarcts: A rare combination after wasp sting



Journal of the Neurological Sciences 301(1-2): 104-106



Neurologic manifestations of wasp sting are uncommon and delayed in onset (Sachdev et al. [1]). Various central and peripheral nervous system presentations have been described including wasp sting encephalopathy, cerebral infarction, optic neuropathy, polyradiculopathy, neuromuscular junction disorders, etc [1]. Cerebral infarction is a rare manifestation and sequential bilateral hemiparesis has been reported in only one case (Riggs [2]). We report a case of a young boy presented with bilateral cavernous sinus thrombosis with bilateral cerebral infarcts, a rare combination.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2010.10.020


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