2008-2009 Basic and Clinical Science Course: Section 7: by John Bryan Holds, MD

By John Bryan Holds, MD

Emphasizing a pragmatic method of prognosis and therapy, this quantity summarizes present info on congenital, infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and demanding stipulations of the orbit and adnexa. Highlights contain huge dialogue of thyroid-associated orbitopathy, lymphoproliferative issues, and eyelid neoplasms. includes up-to-date references and various new colour photos.

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Management of necrotizing fasciitis of the Marshall DH, Jordan DR, Gilberg SM, Harvey J, Arthurs BP, Nerad JA. Periocular necrotizing fasciitis: a review of five cases. Ophthalmology. 1997; 104: 1857 -1862. Shayegani A, MacFarlane 0, Kazim M, Grossman ME. Streptococcal gangrene of the eyelids and orbit. Am J Ophthalmol. 1995;120(6):784-792.

For specific Venography Before the age of CT and MRI, orbital venography was used in the diagnosis and management of orbital varices and in the study of the cavernous sinus. Contrast material is injected into the frontal or the angular vein to reveal a venous abnormality. Subtraction and magnification techniques have been used to increase the resolution of venography. Because moving blood generates a signal void during MR imaging, larger venous abnormalities and structures can be visualized well on MR venography.

The bones of the skull or orbit may also have congenital clefts through which the intracranial contents can herniate. ' Treacher Collins-Franceschetti syndrome (mandibulofacial dysostosis). ) CHAPTER 3: Congenital Figure 3-2 Crouzon dysostosis). (Courtesy Orbital Anomalies syndrome . ) (meningocele), brain tissue (encephalocele), or both meninges and brain tissue (meningoencephalocele). When these herniations involve the orbit, they most commonly present anteriorly with a protrusion subcutaneously near the medial canthus or over the bridge of the nose.

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