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[Bell's Palsy Secondary to COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer: Case report].

Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2022 Mar 1;60(2):224-228. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Hospital General de Zona No. 1 "Ignacio García Téllez", Servicio de Medicina Interna. Mérida, Yucatán, México.

Background: BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) is a nucleosidemodified mRNA vaccine formulated with lipid nanoparticles for the prevention of COVID-19 disease caused by SARSCoV-2 infection. In early December 2020, BNT162b2 received an emergency use authorization, initial efficacy and safety data have been released, consumer / patient information sheets for vaccines distributed in North America do not warn of Bell's palsy as a possible adverse effect. We reported the case of a patient who developed Bell's palsy on the right side in less than 3 hours after the application of the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Read More

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Evaluation and Comparison of Mucormycosis Patients' Features Undergoing Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Prior to and during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case-Control Study.

Int J Clin Pract 2022 7;2022:1248325. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Background: Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is a serious invasive fungal infection that is one of the most aggressive and lethal of invasive mycoses. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been linked to immune dysregulation, and patients with COVID-19 have been reported to be at risk for developing invasive fungal infections. This study is conducted to evaluate the concurrence of mucormycosis among COVID-19 patients. Read More

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Rhino-Orbital-Cerebral Mucormycosis in a Young Diabetic Patient with COVID-19 in Ethiopia: A Case Report.

Int Med Case Rep J 2022 19;15:251-257. Epub 2022 May 19.

Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology, MOH Eka Kotebe General Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Background: There has been a rise in secondary invasive fungal infections reported in COVID-19 patients globally. We report the first published case of COVID-19 associated rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis in Africa in a newly diagnosed diabetic female who presented with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and discuss the prevalence and risk factors of fungal co-infection with the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of mucormycosis in COVID-19.

Case Presentation: A 39 years old female patient was admitted to ICU with a diagnosis of severe COVID-19 and newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM) with DKA based on HgbA1c of 13. Read More

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Factors associated with surgery and imaging characteristics in severe orbital infections.

J Pediatr 2022 May 11. Epub 2022 May 11.

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Child Health Evaluative Sciences, SickKids Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Objectives: To evaluate risk factors associated with surgical intervention and subperiosteal/orbital abscess in hospitalized children with severe orbital infections.

Study Design: We conducted a multicenter cohort study of children 2 months to 18 years hospitalized with periorbital or orbital cellulitis from 2009 to 2018 at 10 hospitals in Canada. Clinical details were extracted, and patients were categorized as undergoing surgical or medical-only management. Read More

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An Unusual Etiology of Lemierre-Like Syndrome: Preseptal Cellulitis due to Methicillin-Resistant .

Open Forum Infect Dis 2022 May 18;9(5):ofac143. Epub 2022 Apr 18.

Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

Lemierre's syndrome (LS) is a rare and potentially fatal condition that predominantly affects young adults with oropharyngeal infection. is the usual etiology and classically causes internal jugular vein septic thrombophlebitis, frequently complicated by septic emboli to several organs (most classically to the lungs). Lemierre-like syndrome (LLS) describes the same constellation of symptoms and pathophysiology as Lemierre's syndrome; however, spp. Read More

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Optic Perineuritis Associated With Cryptococcal Meningitis Presenting With a "Hot Orbit" in a Patient With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.

J Neuroophthalmol 2022 06 23;42(2):272-277. Epub 2022 Mar 23.

Department of Ophthalmology (DLL, BKC, EDG), Mass Eye and Ear, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Ophthalmology (EKT), Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Pathology (MYL), Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Optometry (JEK), Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Radiology (NJF), Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California; Department of Ophthalmology (DRL), Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (DRL), Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, Massachusetts; Division of Neuro-Immunology (BKC), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Ophthalmology (EDG), Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (EDG), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Abstract: A 75-year-old man presented with 3 days of progressive left retro-orbital pain, eyelid swelling, tearing, and pain with extraocular movement. His medical history was significant for type II diabetes mellitus and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, stable on no therapy since diagnosis 8 years prior. The initial examination was significant for diffuse restriction of left ocular motility, marked lid edema, and mild dyschromatopsia. Read More

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Thyroid eye disease reactivation associated with COVID-19 vaccination.

Taiwan J Ophthalmol 2022 Jan-Mar;12(1):93-96. Epub 2022 Feb 28.

Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

To describe the presentation of both new-onset and reactivation of thyroid eye disease (TED) following COVID-19 vaccination. Single-institution retrospective case series of patients presenting with symptoms and signs of new or reactivated TED coinciding with recent COVID-19 vaccination. Data collected included patient age, gender, presenting symptoms, ocular history, clinical signs, and interval duration between vaccination and onset of ocular symptoms. Read More

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February 2022

The Eyebrow Approach for the Management of Pediatric Frontal Epidural Abscesses Secondary to Diffuse Sinusitis.

Pediatr Neurosurg 2022 8;57(3):213-221. Epub 2022 Apr 8.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Background: Minimally invasive approaches to the anterior cranial fossa have evolved over the past few decades. The management of frontal epidural abscesses (EDAs) secondary to diffuse sinusitis in the pediatric population using minimally invasive techniques is scarcely reported in the literature. Herein, we report the utilization of a minimally invasive eyebrow approach for multidisciplinary concurrent evacuation of frontal EDA secondary to diffuse sinusitis and trephination of the frontal sinus in three pediatric patients. Read More

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Sinogenic polymicrobial anaerobic orbital cellulitis: the importance of source control and broad empirical antibiotics.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Mar 29;15(3). Epub 2022 Mar 29.

Department of Microbiology, NHS Forth Valley, Larbert, UK

A man in his twenties with a history of recurrent sinusitis was urgently referred to the emergency department (ED) by an out-of-hours general practitioner following a 2-day history of increasing right eye pain, redness and swelling after a week of coryzal symptoms. He denied visual impairment and any history of recent dental pain or procedures. Initial assessment in ED noted fever, tachycardia and hypotension. Read More

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Orbital Inflammation Following COVID-19 Vaccination.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 May-Jun 01;38(3):e67-e70. Epub 2022 Mar 23.

Department of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Three patients presented with periorbital swelling, pain with extraocular movements, and binocular diplopia 1-4 days after receiving an mRNA Coronavirus Infectious Disease-19 (COVID-19) vaccine (BNT162b2, Pfizer/BioNTech; mRNA-1273, Moderna). All patients had a normal afferent function, unilateral limitation of extraocular motility, proptosis, and periorbital inflammation. Neuroimaging of the orbits with contrast revealed inflammation and enlargement of extraocular muscles in 2 cases and the lacrimal gland in 1 case. Read More

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Clinical Features and Mortality of COVID-19-Associated Mucormycosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Mycopathologia 2022 Jun 21;187(2-3):271-289. Epub 2022 Mar 21.

Division of Cardiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th St, New York, NY, 10467-2401, USA.

The recent increase of COVID-19-associated mucormycosis (CAM) has been commanding global attention. However, basic epidemiologic characteristics have not firmly been established. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we sought to determine the clinical manifestations, potential risk factors, and outcomes of CAM. Read More

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Radiological spectrum of invasive mucormycosis in COVID-19.

BJR Case Rep 2022 Mar 9;7(6):20210111. Epub 2022 Mar 9.

Department of Radio-diagnosis, Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre (BHMRC), New Delhi, India.

Mucormycosis, commonly known as the "black fungus" is recently emerging as a deadly complication in COVID patients in the Indian subcontinent. A growing number of cases are being reported from all over the country, with a majority of the patients either undergoing treatment or having recovered from COVID. Here, we report three cases of multisystem mucormycosis in COVID positive patients showing, rhino-orbital, cerebral, pulmonary, and genitourinary involvement. Read More

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Aesthetic Enhancement of the Brow using Hydroxyapatite.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2022 Mar 14. Epub 2022 Mar 14.

The Centre for Facial Plastic Surgery, 109 Mathoura Road Toorak, Melbourne, VIC, 3142, Australia.

Background: An aesthetically pleasing appearance of the 'eyes' usually includes good projection of the outer brow. Weak bony projection of the superolateral periorbital region tends to be not only less attractive, but also predisposes to hooding over the temporal part of the upper lid. Congenital lack of skeletal volume is exacerbated by ageing due to lipoatrophy and soft tissue laxity. Read More

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Methamphetamine Injection Into Face Causing Fatal Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis.

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2022 Mar 4. Epub 2022 Mar 4.

From the Department of Pathology, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Baylor Scott and White Health, Dallas, TX.

Abstract: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a rare and often fatal condition, usually associated with infections in the head and neck region. Clinical presentation includes fever, headache, and periorbital swelling. Mortality can be high; however, prompt treatment can reduce the probability of death. Read More

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Orbital subperiosteal hematoma associated with frontal and ethmoidal sinusitis.

BMC Ophthalmol 2022 Mar 3;22(1):98. Epub 2022 Mar 3.

Department of Ophthalmology, Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, 148 Gurodong-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul, 08308, Korea.

Background: We report a rare case of orbital subperiosteal hematoma associated with frontal and ethmoidal sinusitis. Common concerns involving the orbital subperiosteal space include abscess, hematoma and tumor.

Case Presentation: A patient presented to our clinic with periorbital swelling and limited extraocular muscle movement in her left eye. Read More

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Cerebral venous thrombosis without thrombocytopenia after a single dose of COVID-19 (Ad26.COV2.S) vaccine injection: a case report.

Neurol Sci 2022 May 25;43(5):2951-2956. Epub 2022 Feb 25.

Department of Neuroscience, Imaging, and Clinical Sciences, "G. D'Annunzio" University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy.

Background: The coronavirus pandemic became the hard challenge for the modern global health system. To date, vaccination is the best strategy against Sars-Cov-2-related illness. About 3 billions of people received at least one of the approved vaccines. Read More

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Orbital abscess: 20 years' experience at a tertiary eye care center.

Orbit 2022 Feb 23:1-8. Epub 2022 Feb 23.

Orbit, Oculoplasty, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Services, Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, India.

Purpose: To study the clinical, microbiological profile and management outcomes of orbital abscess at a tertiary care center in South India.

Material And Method: In a retrospective interventional case series, we reviewed all patients diagnosed with orbital cellulitis from 2000-2020. The data analyzed included demographic profile, clinical and radiological features, microbiological profile, and management outcome. Read More

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February 2022

Periorbital Cellulitis Caused by Herpes Simplex Virus in a Child with Dedicator of Cytokinesis 8 Deficiency.

Indian J Pediatr 2022 Jul 22;89(7):723. Epub 2022 Feb 22.

Department of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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MRSA Decolonization and the Eye: A Potential New Tool for Ophthalmologists.

Semin Ophthalmol 2022 Feb 19:1-13. Epub 2022 Feb 19.

Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States.

Purpose: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause vision-threatening infections of the ocular surface, orbit, and periorbital structures. MRSA decolonization is a widespread technique employed outside of ophthalmology to reduce MRSA transmission and infection rates. Herein we explore whether decolonization protocols have a place in ophthalmology for combatting ocular MRSA infections. Read More

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February 2022

[Treatment strategy of nasal orbital complications in children].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2022 Feb;36(2):135-138

Dalian Women and Children's Medical Center(Group.

The aim of this study is to explore the treatment strategy of children's nasal orbital complications. The clinical data of 28 children with nasal orbital complications admitted to Dalian Children's Hospital from February 2018 to February 2021 were analyzed and summarized. Among the 28 children, 18 were males (64. Read More

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February 2022

Study of Profile of Mucormycosis During the Second Wave of COVID-19 in a Tertiary Care Hospital.

Cureus 2022 Jan 9;14(1):e21054. Epub 2022 Jan 9.

Internal Medicine, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, IND.

Introduction and aim Mucormycosis is a lethal opportunistic infection caused by filamentous fungi of the family Mucoraceae (black fungus). There has been a sudden increase in the incidence of these cases during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic due to the immunocompromised state caused by the disease and its treatment. Early diagnosis and appropriate medical management are essential to reduce disease morbidity and mortality. Read More

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January 2022

Recurrent bilateral asynchronous cellulitis: Report of two cases and a literature review.

Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol (Engl Ed) 2022 Feb 9;97(2):113-116. Epub 2021 Jul 9.

Departamento de Oftalmología, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain.

Bilateral recurrent periorbital cellulitis is a very rare condition, with only five cases having been reported. Two cases are presented of recurrent bilateral asynchronous eyelid oedema in two paediatric patients. It was associated with respiratory infections, with no systemic disease. Read More

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February 2022

Orbital magnetic resonance imaging profile and clinicoradiological correlation in COVID-19-associated rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis: A single-center study of 270 patients from North India.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Feb;70(2):641-648

Department of Medicine, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Purpose: To study the clinical profile and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features in patients of COVID-19-associated rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (CA-ROCM) with orbital involvement and perform a clinicoradiological correlation.

Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed at a tertiary care center in north India from May 2021 to June 2021. Consecutive patients with clinical, nasal endoscopic, and/or microbiological evidence of CA-ROCM underwent MRI of paranasal sinuses, orbit, and brain as per the study protocol. Read More

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February 2022

Atypical mycobacterium infection following upper eyelid Müller's muscle-conjunctival resection - case report.

Orbit 2022 Jan 24:1-4. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong Eye Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

Periorbital non-tuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections are uncommon. To the best of our knowledge, NTM infection as a complication following Müller's muscle-conjunctival resection (MMCR) surgery has not been reported before. We report a case of left upper lid infection following MMCR surgery. Read More

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January 2022

Case of leprosy mimicking preseptal cellulitis: a diagnostic dilemma.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Jan 6;15(1). Epub 2022 Jan 6.

Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Science Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

A 36-year-old Asian man presented with swelling over the left frontal region involving the upper eyelids, with associated erythema and tenderness for 1 month duration. Clinically he was diagnosed as a case of preseptal cellulitis, however, the lesion did not improve on broad-spectrum systemic antibiotics. CT showed superficial soft tissue swelling in the forehead extending till the superior part of orbit. Read More

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January 2022

Management of periorbital cellulitis at the Pediatric Emergency Department: A ten years study.

J Fr Ophtalmol 2022 Feb 29;45(2):166-172. Epub 2021 Dec 29.

Department of Paediatric Emergency, Mohamed VI University Hospital, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Electronic address:

Periorbital cellulitis is a diagnostic and therapeutic emergency, jeopardizing the prognosis for vision and survival.

Purpose: The goal of this study was to analyze the epidemiological and therapeutic features and outcomes of periorbital cellulitis cases treated in the pediatric emergency department.

Patients And Methods: A retrospective study including all the children aged between 1 month and 15 years treated for periorbital cellulitis in the Pediatric Emergency Department of the Mohamed VI University Teaching Hospital in Marrakech over a period of 10 years (January 1, 2010-December 31, 2019). Read More

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February 2022

Unusual location of cutaneous alternariosis in an immunocompetent patient.

IDCases 2022 6;27:e01356. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

Laboratory of Parasitology-Mycology, Military Hospital of Tunis, Monfleury, 1008 Tunis, Tunisia.

is a dematiaceous fungus ubiquitously found in nature. It can cause infections, especially in immunocompromised patients. We report a periorbital location of infection in an immunocompetent woman with a confusing clinical presentation. Read More

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December 2021

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis causing optic neuropathy.

J AAPOS 2022 02 20;26(1):43-46. Epub 2021 Nov 20.

Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

We present the case of an 8-year-old girl with chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) involving the orbit and facial bone and causing left optic neuropathy. She presented with intermittent left periorbital swelling and a history of CRMO diagnosed 5 years earlier. Her disease responded well to adalimumab; however, delayed presentation resulted in permanent unilateral optic nerve atrophy and reduced vision. Read More

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February 2022

Jalaneti (saline nasal irrigation) as primary intervention in suspected rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis helps improving the recovery: A case report.

J Ayurveda Integr Med 2021 Nov 1;13(2):100516. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

PG Department of Kaya Chikitsa, State Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Lucknow, 226003, India. Electronic address:

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several opportunistic infections like mucormycosis (MCR) to surface. Although this is commonly afflicting immunocompromised people managed through prolonged ICU care, epidemiological observations suggest that it is also associated with conditions like uncontrolled diabetes. Due to its invasive nature and systemic reach, MCR has high mortality warranting an early diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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November 2021

Herpes simplex, herpes zoster and periorbital erythema flares after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: 4 cases.

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2022 03 2;149(1):58-60. Epub 2021 Oct 2.

Cabinet de dermatologie, 1, rue de l'Aiguillerie, 34000 Montpellier, France.

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