Gaceta Médica Boliviana
versión impresa ISSN 1012-2966
The presence of cavernous sinus thrombosis in childhood is not in our frequent since most of these tables usually occur in young adults in the current literature there are few reported cases of this disease in childhood. A case report of a female of 3 years and 11 months of age with antecedent to boil in the nose lobe secondary to insect bite without clinical improvement with intravenous antibiotics, days after an alteration of consciousness, Ophtalmoplegia, proptosis, loss of visual AGUDESA, bilateral chemosis and palpebral edema were performed cranial CT and MRI image demonstrating suggestive of partial thrombosis of the left cavernous sinus, sinusitis etmidomaxilar bilateral. Of blood crop Staphylococcus aureus was isolated. It antibiotic therapy with aggressive management, the patient was improving, with external rectus paresis of the left eye as a sequel after.
Palabras llave : Cavernous sinus thrombosis; Staphylococcus aureus.