orbital pseudotumor

orbital pseudotumor

a specific inflammatory reaction of the orbital tissues of the eye, characterized by exophthalmos and edematous congestion of the eyelids.

orbital pseudotumor

Ophthalmology Idiopathic swelling of the orbital soft tissues of the eye, characterized by bulging eyes and swollen eyelids. See Pseudotumor.
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Idiopathic orbital pseudotumor is characterized by the presence of non-granulomatous inflammation in the eye without a known systemic or local reason.
Pathologic involvement beyond the cavernous sinus, superior orbital fissure, or apex of the orbit occurs rarely, and the disorder is part of a continuum with idiopathic orbital pseudotumor, with which it shares histopathology features.
Painful ophthalmoplegia is the consequence of the mass effect on the cavernous sinus which includes trauma, vascular malformation, neoplasm, infection, and inflammation including Tolosa-Hunt syndrome, Wegener's granulomatosis, or orbital pseudotumor [6].
Marenco de la Fuente, "Resistant orbital pseudotumor treated with rituximab in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Orbital pseudotumor with cavernous sinus and sellar extension.
4,7 Due to this slow onset clinic, indirect variety may be mistaken for chronic conjunctivitis, orbital pseudotumor, orbital cellulitis or thyroid disease.
Much of what is known about pseudotumors has been gleaned from the ophthalmology literature-particularly, from discussions of the more common orbital pseudotumor.
Sclerosing orbital pseudotumor is a unique subtype of inflammatory orbital pseudotumor, which is a fibro-inflammatory mass arising in the orbit without any identifiable cause such as infection, cancer, or a systemic inflammatory disorder (e.
Idiopathic inflammatory orbital pseudotumor in childhood: II: results of diagnostic tests and biopsies.
3-8) Differential diagnosis includes thyroid eye disease, orbital pseudotumor, orbital cellulitis, benign or malignant orbital tumors, encephalocele, or meningocele.
This condition has also been associated with such disorders as Riedel thyroiditis, orbital pseudotumor, sclerosing cholangitis, and retroperitoneal fibrosis.
3] It has also been described as part of multifocal or systemic fibrosclerosis, a disease spectrum that also includes retroperitoneal fibrosis, sclerosing mediastinitis, Riedel thyroiditis, and orbital pseudotumor.