Explore the latest in diseases of the orbit, including diagnosis and management of fractures, infection, and more.
This cross-sectional study evaluates a relatively simple, noninvasive measurement method for exophthalmos using a smartphone.
A 72-year-old man had right-eye conjunctival injection, chemosis, eyelid edema, and pain with eye movements. Examination showed visual acuity of 20/50, reduced ocular motility in all gazes, proptosis, and chemosis. Treatment with vancomycin and ceftriaxone and ampicillin-sulbactam was followed by symptom worsening. What would you do next?
A 48-year-old woman presented with 3 days of worsening right orbital swelling, eye pain, blurry vision, and 3 months of bilateral photophobia, with rhinorrhea, congestion, and headaches. What is your diagnosis?
This qualitative study assesses the utility values, or quality of life burden measures, for the various thyroid eye disease health states.
A male patient aged 16 years with a recent history of blunt trauma to the periorbita presented with blurred vision, pain, and proptosis of the right eye. MRI imaging revealed an intraconal mass. What would you do next?
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy of doxycycline vs placebo in patients with mild thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy.
An adult patient in their 70s presented with unilateral painless proptosis and blurred vision of the right eye that resolved with corticosteroid treatment. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a retrobulbar hemorrhage. Six months later, the hemorrhage and proptosis recurred, with incomplete resolution despite similar treatment. What would you do?
A 72-year-old homeless man was referred for management of a recurrent cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the right temple and brow. He was seen again 5 months later with an enlarged crusting and ulcerating lesion of the right temple/brow. What would you do next?
A 3-year-old boy presented with a vascular lesion involving the left orbit and face. A magnetic resonance imaging scan revealed an orbital mass surrounding the left lateral rectus muscle with mass effect on the globe and extension into the eyelid, pterygopalatine fossa, and cheek. What would you do next?
This cohort study examines registry-based data from Denmark to assess the nationwide incidence of thyroid eye disease and subsequent outcomes and surgical interventions.
This case report describes a diagnosis of orbital embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in a man aged 22 years who presented with eyelid ptosis and diplopia.
This cross-sectional study investigates the association between direct-to-consumer marketing and information-seeking behavior based on Google Trends.
This meta-analysis conducts a matching-adjusted indirect comparison of teprotumumab vs intravenous methylprednisolone vs placebo in patients with moderate-to-severe thyroid eye disease.
A man aged 57 years with a history of Crohn disease presents to the emergency department after 3 weeks of bilateral periorbital pain and swelling. Computed tomography of the orbits reveals moderate bilateral lateral rectus muscle enlargement and mild enlargement of the left medial rectus muscle. What would you do next?
This review provides a broad multidisciplinary perspective on the diagnosis and management of Graves disease in children.
This case report describes a patient with glabellar melanoma who was previously treated with immune therapy and presented with perineural spread recurrence with inflammatory features associated with prior immune therapy.
This cohort study examines the number of adult female patients with intimate partner violence–associated orbital floor fractures, zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures, and ruptured globes referred to ancillary services after an educational and screening intervention for health care professionals.
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