orbital myositis

orbital myositis

an inflammation of the external ocular muscles. The process, which is generally autoimmune, may be associated with pain, forward displacement of the eyeball, and paralysis of the ocular muscles. It can be part of orbital inflammatory syndrome.
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Orbital myositis, thyroid ophthalmopathy presenting with isolated trochlear nerve paralysis, cycsticercosis, multiple sclerosis, Lyme disease, and herpes zoster ophthalmicus should also be excluded in these patients (14,15,16,17).
Thyroid ophthalmopathy and orbital myositis account for over 70% of cases.
T1-weighted orbital Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) showed signal increase in right lateral rectus muscle and was reported as orbital myositis.
Orbital myositis (OM) is an autoimmune disorder that is characterized by the inflammation of extraocular muscles.
Bilateral idiopathic orbital myositis in an infant.
Orbital Myositis, Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies--Recent Developments, Prof.
IgG4- related systemic disease as a cause of 'idiopathic' orbital inflammation, including orbital myositis and trigeminal nerve involvement.
Recurrent orbital myositis mimicking sixth nerve palsy: diagnosis with MR imaging.
Orbital myositis complicating sinusitis: Case report and review.