Cavernous sinus syndrome from an internal carotid artery aneurysm in an infant with tuberous sclerosis

Julie B Shelton, Raghu Ramakrishnaiah, Charles M Glasier, Paul H Phillips
Journal of AAPOS: the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2011, 15 (4): 389-91
Aneurysms are associated with tuberous sclerosis complex. We describe the first case of cavernous sinus syndrome from an intracavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a 9-month-old boy with tuberous sclerosis. The presence of an intracranial aneurysm should be considered in the differential diagnosis of children with tuberous sclerosis who develop cranial nerve deficits.

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