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Diseases of PNS

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis following sinusitis results in all of the following signs except: (LQ)



A Constricted pupil in response to light

B Engorgement of retinal veins upon ophthalmoscopic ex-amination

C Ptosis of eyelid

D OphthalmoplegiA.

Ans. A Constricted pupil in response to light Ref. Dhingra 8th/ed p 214

Ptosis and ophthalmoplegia occur in cavernous sinus thrombosis due to involvement of III, IV and V cranial nerves. Retinal vessels are also engorged but pupies are fixed and dilated (not constricted).

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