Odontogenic infection and pachymeningitis of the cavernous sinus.

Authors:
Dr Anson Jose, MDS
Dr Anson Jose, MDS
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Oral and maxillofacial surgeon
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
New delhi, new delhi | India
Shakil Ahmed Nagori
Shakil Ahmed Nagori
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
India
Ongkila Bhutia
Ongkila Bhutia
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
India
Ajoy Roychoudhury
Ajoy Roychoudhury
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
India

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2014 Jul 2;52(6):e27-9. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Electronic address:

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a rare inflammatory process that causes thickening of the dura mater. Most cases are idiopathic, but it can result from many inflammatory and infective conditions. We present a case of pachymeningitis of the cavernous sinus, the aetiology of which may have been dental.

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