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dc.contributor.authorZborowska, B.en
dc.contributor.authorGhabrial, R.en
dc.contributor.authorSelva-Nayagam, D.en
dc.contributor.authorMcCluskey, P.en
dc.date.issued2006en
dc.identifier.citationEye, 2006; 20(1):107-113en
dc.identifier.issn0950-222Xen
dc.identifier.issn1476-5454en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/35802-
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.language.isoenen
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
dc.identifier.rmid0020062597en
dc.identifier.doi10.1038/sj.eye.6701780en
dc.identifier.pubid51511-
pubs.library.collectionSurgery publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidSelva-Nayagam, D. [0000-0002-2169-5417]en
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