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Cine y Pediatría 8
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Vol. 2 - Num. 8

Clinical Reviews

Brown Sindrome associated to sinusitis

R García Ocaña, MD Cano Pérez, MI Contreras Calzada, S Varela Castro, Matilde Riquelme Pérezb


bPediatra. CS La Chopera. Alcobendas. Madrid. España.

Reference of this article: García Ocaña R, Cano Pérez MD, Contreras Calzada MI, Varela Castro S, Riquelme Pérez M. Brown Sindrome associated to sinusitis. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2000;2:583-587.

Published in Internet: 31-12-2000

Abstract

It is related a Brown´s syndrome case associated with a sinusitis in a 12 years old girl. The syndrome consists in a stenosing tenosynovitis of the mayor oblique muscle, which means diplopia when the patient raises in adduction her ill eye. Although the disorder is benign and self-limited, others patologies, such as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile chronic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and metastasis, ian appear associated with it.

Keywords

Brown´s syndrome Diplopia Estrabismus Sinusitis Torticollis

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