A sellar misadventure - Imaging considerations

L. A. Hayman, Kristin Carter, J. S. Schiffman, Rosa A. Tang

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Abstract

This report describes a patient with a headache and a bitemporal hemianopsia immediately following endoscopic ethmoid and sphenoid sinus surgery. Computed tomographic imaging revealed tension pneumocephalus caused by surgical interruption of the boundaries between the sinus(es) and the anterior cranial cavity. The delineation of the central chiasmal injury required follow-up magnetic resonance imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-254
Number of pages3
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

Keywords

  • chiasmal hematoma
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • sinus surgery
  • sinusitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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