A woman with orbital myositis

Shenoy, Chetan; Sattur, Sudhakar
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p174
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of a 31-year-old woman patient with orbital myositis, the third most common orbital disorder that affects young people. The disease is caused by the thickening of orbital tumors resulting in proptosis, edema of conjunctiva (chemosis) and limited extra-ocular movements and diplopia. The author suggests that the radiographic imaging could help in early diagnosis and treatment of the disease.


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