orbital exenteration


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or·bi·tal ex·en·ter·a·tion

removal of the entire contents of the orbit.

orbital exenteration

A surgical technique in which the orbital content—eye, adnexa and part of the bony orbit—is removed, to manage large orbital tumours or orbital extension of intraocular tumours.

or·bi·tal ex·en·ter·a·tion

(ōr'bi-tăl eks-en'tĕr-ā'shŭn)
Surgical removal of orbital contents, most commonly used in cases of orbital malignancy with local spread of disease.

or·bi·tal ex·en·ter·a·tion

(ōr'bi-tăl eks-en'tĕr-ā'shŭn)
Surgical removal of orbital contents.
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Yildirim et al., "Reconstruction of the orbit with a temporalis muscle flap after orbital exenteration," Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
Caption: Figure 6: Postoperative period and tissue healing after the orbital exenteration with surgical resection of the tumor.
Reconstruction of the orbit with a temporalis muscle flap after orbital exenteration. Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol 2015; 8(1):52-56.
Then patient underwent orbital exenteration; the eyelids were retained on the patient's request.
Stage III refers to any tumor that also includes the presence of regional lymph node metastasis; a locally advanced tumor requiring an enucleation or orbital exenteration; or an anatomically nonresectable tumor.
We present a unique case of a patient with recently diagnosed primary orbital ES who underwent orbital exenteration followed by adjuvant external beam radiation treatment.
Within one month of the biopsy, the patient underwent a left orbital exenteration with partial maxillectomy and partial ethmoidectomy.
Most of our surgical patients (63.3%) had positive microscopic margins despite aggressive surgery, including maxillectomy, orbital exenteration, and craniofacial resection.
The patient underwent extensive surgical resection and postoperative radiotherapy, but 5 months later he required orbital exenteration for persistent disease.
More advanced lesions might require orbital exenteration, pterygopalatine fossa resection, or skull base resection.
The third fatality was the result of multisystem organ failure 2 years after the patient had undergone a subtotal maxillectomy and orbital exenteration; this patient had no evidence of recurrent aspergillosis at the time of death.