The Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome: a Problem in Differential Diagnosis

  • William E. Hunt
  • R. P. Brightman
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum 42 book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 42)


The authors give a review on the Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome. They discuss its differential diagnosis, appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic measures for the evaluation of this painful ophthalmoplegia which may be combined with neurological deficit referrable to the anterior cavernous sinus.


Cavernous Sinus Orbital Apex Orbital Cellulitis Superior Orbital Fissure Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William E. Hunt
    • 1
  • R. P. Brightman
    • 1
  1. 1.The Division of NeurosurgeryThe Ohio State University HospitalsColumbusUSA

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