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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
An unusual cause of bilateral ophthalmoplegia
  1. Katharine L Warburton1,
  2. Elizabeth Austen2,
  3. Andrew Gough3,
  4. Gunther E Wihl4
  1. 1Neurology Department, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Headington, Oxford, UK
  2. 2Emergency Department, Harrogate District Foundation Trust, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
  3. 3Rheumatology Department, Harrogate District Foundation Trust, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
  4. 4Neurology Department, Harrogate District Foundation Trust, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Katharine L Warburton, k.warburton{at}doctors.org.uk

Summary

The authors present a case of a histologically confirmed giant cell arteritis that presented unusually with bilateral and multiple cranial nerve palsies and resolved following treatment with pulsed cyclophosphamide. The aetiology of the presenting features and the treatment choices are discussed.

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