TITLE

A woman with orbital myositis

AUTHOR(S)
Shenoy, Chetan; Sattur, Sudhakar
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p174
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23761069

 

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