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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.48 no.2 São Paulo June 1990

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1990000200020 

Paralisia bilateral do abducente em carcinoma de nasofaringe

 

Abducens bilateral palsy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

 

 

Antonio L. dos Santos Werneck; João J. Freitas de Carvalho; Roberto C. Pereira do Prado

Serviço de Neurologia, Hospital dos Servidores do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (HSE)

 

 


RESUMO

Apresentamos um caso de paralisia bilateral do abducente como achado inicial em carcinoma de nasofaringe. Discute-se o modo de envolvimento. Somente um caso semelhante foi registrado anteriormente na literatura.


SUMMARY

We report a case of bilateral abducens palsy as initial  finding in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Possible mode of involvement is discussed. Only one  case has been reported in the past.


 

 

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Dr. Antonio L. dos Santos Werneck - Rua México 70 sala 902 - 20031 Rio de Janeiro RJ -Brasil

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