What are the signs and symptoms of cranial nerve mononeuropathies in neurosarcoidosis?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Gabriel Bucurescu, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Cranial nerve mononeuropathies may produce the following manifestations:

  • Impaired taste and smell

  • Blindness, blurry vision, double vision, visual field defects, pupillary abnormalities, dry and sore eyes

  • Slurred speech, impaired swallowing, hoarseness

  • Vertigo, sensorineural deafness, tinnitus

  • Weakness of trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles

  • Tongue deviation and atrophy


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