The Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

Doc Ophthalmol. 1977 Sep 30;44(1):167-72. doi: 10.1007/BF00171468.


The signs and symptoms of the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome are described and the results of orbital phlebography discussed. Emphasis is placed on the importance of systemic administration of corticosteroids, both as a diagnostic test and as a therapeutic measure. A case history is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cavernous Sinus
  • Facial Neuralgia*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Orbit / blood supply*
  • Phlebography
  • Syndrome
  • Vision Disorders*