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January 1981

Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome With Proptosis Mimicked by Giant Aneurysm of Posterior Cerebral Artery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington (Dr Coppeto), and the Department of Radiology, Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, Conn (Dr Hoffman).

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(1):54-55. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510010080017

• A case of chronic, steroid-responsive, painful ophthalmoplegia demonstrated proptosis and nodularity of the intracavernous carotid artery. However, the responsible lesion was an aneurysm of the posterior cerebral artery confined to the posterior fossa and definable only by vertebral angiography.