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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82--84

Metastatic adenocarcinoma of bilateral cavernous sinus and optic nerve with unknown primary mimicking orbital pseudotumor


Department of Neurosurgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, 12 New Marine lines, Mumbai - 400 020, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajiv Kumar
Room No. 126B, MRC building, First floor, Bombay Hospital, 12 New Marine lines, Mumbai - 400 020
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.48807

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Bilateral cavernous sinus and optic nerve metastases is extremely rare. We report an extremely rare case of metastatic adenocarcinoma of bilateral cavernous sinus and optic nerve with unknown primary presenting as orbital pseudotumor. She underwent bilateral optic nerve decompression and the diagnosis was established by biopsy.






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