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J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Feb;41(1):43-47. English. Case Report.
Cho JY , Kim HM , Ryu JY .
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea.

In the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, patients with trismus can be easily identified. If the cause of trismus is infection of the masticatory space near the pterygoid plexus, the possibility of cavernous sinus thrombosis should be considered. We report the case of a patient who presented with limited mouth opening and progressed to cavernous sinus thrombosis, along with a review of the relevant literature.

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