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Cause Of Tolosa Hunt
is a condition caused by inflammation of a major sinus, the cavernous sinus, through which some very important nerves and arteries pass. Early symptoms include : Persistent or recurrent pain on one side of the head or around the eyes. Impairment of some movements of the eyes. Loss of sensation of forehead. More symptoms develop as the condition progresses. The cause of the inflammation is unknown but it does respond to ...Read more
Tolosa Hunt Syndrome: is a condition caused by inflammation of a major sinus, the cavernous sinus, through which some very important nerves and arteries pass. Early symptoms include : Persistent or recurrent pain on one side of the head or around the eyes. Impairment of some movements of the eyes. Loss of sensation of forehead. More symptoms develop as the condition progresses. The cause of the inflammation is unknown but it does respond to powerful anti inflammatory medications. ...Read more
Rare inflammation: This is a rare inflammation of the cavernous sinus or superior orbital fissure behind the eye. This causes multiple cranial nerve paralyses, including CN 3, 4, 5, and 6, all of which travel in this area. This leads to poor eye movement, double vision, significant pain behind and around the eye, sometimes fever and eye protrusion. Extensive work-up is required, and anti-inflammatory meds treat. ...Read more
Can you tell me in the cavernous sinuses may represent inflammation such as can be seen in tolosa-hunt syndrome. so, could these be related?
Cavernous sinus: cavernous sinus involvement in any process is considered very serious. are you referring to the size of a particular sinus or are you referring to THE cavernous sinus (very different sinuses) ...Read more
Hi I have Tolosa hunt syndrome which was on the phone MRI scan also I have been told that part of my brain is lighter in colour on the scan but they don't know why and it isn't being checked to see why? And I
Complete question : You seems to have incomplete question. Any how, i would recommend virtual consult or concierge to get complete hx and test results before making any comments. ...Read more
Rare disease : The treatment of choice is steroids which usually provide pain relief within 24-72 hrs of therapy initiation. Extraocular paresis takes weeks to months to resolve ; unfortunately may not completely resolve in some cases depending on the degree of inflammation.For refractory cases, adding immunemodulating drugs such as azathioprine ; Methotrexate can help. Seek a full neuroophthalmology evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sufferer of toloso hunt eye is blurred and wonky how long can it be expected to rectify ? Please roughly ?!
Recovery varies: Sorry to hear about your misfortune and having come down with this illness. I wish i could give you a timeframe for the recovery from this illness but from what i read recovery can take weeks to months. There is also unfortunately 30 to 40% relapse rate. I would recommend that you will address these scenarios with your treating physician. It appears that steroids play a major role in treatment. Chemotherapy agents such as Methotrexate or Imuran (azathioprine) are also used to suppress the immune response. Good luck to you. I know that you must be feeling miserable. I have had double vision in the past from a neurologic event and i know that was not a pleasant experience whatsoever. I wish you only the very best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have just been diagnosed with toloso hunt I have blurred vision and the left eye is closed and wonky ...Will this correct itself?
Yes: Tolosa-hunt syndrome is a painful ophthalmoplegia (problem moving eye and eye lids) caused by nonspecific inflammation of the cavernous sinus or superior orbital fissure. Parents can have blurred vision, pain with light with the terrible headache. Consistently reduced vision should be immediately evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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See a Physician: Do you have any physicians where you are? There are too many causes to even begin to name them all, and a mere list will not help you diagnose and try to prevent you from having them.. Do you drink enough water (dehydration)? See a physician to try to get a better answer as to the cause of yours. ...Read more