Cavernous sinus involvement of tuberculosis is rare. We present a 65-year-old woman with extrapulmonary tuberculosis who presented with a cavernous sinus syndrome clinically. A cervical lymph node biopsy revealed non-caseating granulomas but cultures were eventually positive for M. tuberculosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-208
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1997


  • Cavernous sinus
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology

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