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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2009;27(1): 54-57.
안구운동마비로 발현한 비강형 NK/T 세포 림프종
김주현, 박민수 이세진
영남대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
Natural Killer T-cell Lymphoma Presented With Ophthalmoplegia
Ju Hyun Kim
Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
Natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (NKTL) usually involves the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses during the initial stage, and may invade the orbit or brain in the advanced phase. Thus, most patients with NKTL present with nasal symptoms. We report a case of NKTL that presented with ophthalmoplegia. MRI revealed pansinusitis and a mass lesion in the right maxillary sinus. An endoscopic biopsy revealed NKTL. NKTL should be included in the differential diagnosis of ophthalmoplegia. Key Words: NK/T-cell, Lymphoma, Ophthalmoplegia