Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Scopus Web of ScienceĀ® Altmetric
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorZborowska, B.en
dc.contributor.authorGhabrial, R.en
dc.contributor.authorSelva-Nayagam, D.en
dc.contributor.authorMcCluskey, P.en
dc.identifier.citationEye, 2006; 20(1):107-113en
dc.description.abstractIdiopathic orbital inflammation (IOI) is a well-recognised pathological process usually confined to the orbit. It is an orbital mass lesion characterised by infiltration of soft tissues by inflammatory cells and fibrous tissue. It is essentially a diagnosis of exclusion. Extraorbital extension (EOE) is rare and, to the best of the authors' knowledge, inclusive of our series, there have been 22 cases of IOI with EOE reported in the literature. We describe four patients with IOI with EOE-their presentation, histopathological findings and management strategies. Histopathology of three patients revealed sclerosing and one had a nonspecific variant of IOI. In our series, all four patients required additional immunosuppression. Hence, corticosteroid therapy often needs to be supplemented by radiotherapy and/or immunosuppressive therapy.en
dc.publisherNature Publishing Groupen
dc.subjectOrbit; Brain; Humans; Paranasal Sinus Diseases; Brain Diseases; Orbital Diseases; Inflammation; Prednisolone; Immunosuppressive Agents; Glucocorticoids; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Adult; Middle Aged; Female; Maleen
dc.titleIdiopathic orbital inflammation with extraorbital extension: case series and reviewen
dc.typeJournal articleen
pubs.library.collectionSurgery publicationsen
dc.identifier.orcidSelva-Nayagam, D. [0000-0002-2169-5417]en
Appears in Collections:Surgery publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.