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Superior Orbital Fissure Syndrome and Ophthalmoplegia Caused by Varicella Zoster Virus with No Skin Eruption in a Patient Treated with Tumor Necrosis Alpha Inhibitor

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  3. Effects of long-term treatment with T-PEMF on forearm muscle activation and motor function in Parkinson's disease.

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  4. Paraneoplastic Choreoathetosis in a Patient with Small Cell Lung Carcinoma and Anti-CRMP5/CV2: A Case Report

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  1. Treatment of medication overuse headache: Effect and predictors after 1 year-A randomized controlled trial

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  2. Reference programme: diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders and facial pain. Danish Headache Society, 3rd edition, 2020

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  3. Dependence-like behaviour in patients treated for medication overuse headache: A prospective open-label randomized controlled trial

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  4. Comparison of 3 Treatment Strategies for Medication Overuse Headache: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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  5. REFERENCEPROGRAM: Diagnostik og behandling af hovedpinesygdomme og ansigtssmerter

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Varicella zoster virus lies dormant in the dorsal root ganglia after symptomatic chicken pox infection, usually in childhood. If the virus reactivates in the trigeminal ganglia, it can cause varicella zoster ophthalmicus, which can have severe ocular complications. We report a case of a 73-year-old woman in severe immunosuppression due to treatment with mycophenolate mofetil, glucocorticosteroids and a tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitor. The reactivation caused superior orbital fissure syndrome, which has only rarely been described in relation to varicella zoster virus reactivation. In our case, the syndrome was seen along with severe encephalitis.

Original languageEnglish
Book seriesCase Reports in Neurology
Volume7
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)221-6
Number of pages6
ISSN1662-680X
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Publication statusPublished - 2015

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