MR features of pachymeningitis presenting with sixth-nerve palsy secondary to sphenoid sinusitis

W. Nemzek, G. Postma, V. Poirier, S. Hecht

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Pachymeningitis manifested by localized enhancing dural thickening adjacent to the clivus on MR images of two patients with sphenoid sinusitis and sixth-nerve palsy is presented. This is an unusual complication of sphenoid sinusitis. Prompt diagnosis and therapy may avoid significant intracranial complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)960-963
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue numberSUPPL.
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes



  • Nerves, abducens (VI)
  • Pachymeningitis
  • Paranasal sinuses, inflammation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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