Beware the Trojan Horse

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Identifier walsh_2014_s2_c3-1
Title Beware the Trojan Horse
Creator Atan, Denize; Nair, Nithin; Rana, Mrinal; Chavda, Swarupsinh V; Jacks, Andrew
Subject Diabetes Mellitus; Pseudomonas Aeruginosa; Malignant Otitis Externa; Skull Base Osteomyelitis; Multiple Cranial Neuropathies
Presenting Symptom A 57 year-old Afro-Caribbean woman presented to the Emergency Department with a complete left sided ptosis, left internal and external ophthalmoplegia and no perception of light vision of the left eye.
History Systemic hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and cerebrovascular disease treated with an antiplatelet drug, thiazide diuretic, ACE inhibitor and statin.
Neuroimaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pathology Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Disease/Diagnosis This diabetic patient had a left orbitopathy, multiple cranial neuropathies, pachymeningitis and skull base osteomyelitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The original source of the organism was an otitis externa that had remained clinically silent for 6 months.
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Relation is Part of Case presented at the NANOS 2013 Walsh Session, March 2
Contributor Primary Atan, Denize
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2014-03-02
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2013. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
ARK ark:/87278/s6wx0f8v
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2014-05-15
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 179206
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wx0f8v