exorbitism

exorbitism

 [ek-sor´bĭ-tizm]
protrusion of the eyeball.
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Abnormal skull development may lead to shallow orbits causing protrusion of the eyes and inability to close eyes, known as exorbitism. Due to inadequate lid closure eyes are particularly susceptible to damage and hence eyes should be lubricated, taped and padded.
The patient had the typical appearance of Crouzons's syndrome (large brachycephalic head, prognathism, crowding of the teeth and exorbitism).
symptoms symptoms 1 Not Ptosis described 2 2 weeks Headache, ptosis 3 3 months Oculomotor nerve paralysis, hemiparesis 4 8 years Diplopia, ptosis 5 Not Ptosis, described hemiparesis 6 3 months Oculomotor nerve paralysis, hemiparesis 7 3 years Oculomotor nerve paralysis, exorbitism 8 5 years Headache, diplopia 9 10 years Headache, cheek paraesthesia 10 2 weeks Ptosis, hemiparesis 11 12 years Headache, diplopia, ptosis 12 11 years Oculomotor nerve paralysis 13 2 weeks Ptosis, irritability 14 1 year -- Headache, diplopia, 1 week -- EOM palsy, ptosis.