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COVID-19 triggering mucormycosis in a susceptible patient: a new phenomenon in the developing world?

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 27;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 27.

General Medicine, Nitte University K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

A middle-aged woman with diabetes presented with left-sided facial pain, complete ptosis and fever of short duration. On presentation, she had hyperglycaemia without ketosis. There was total ophthalmoplegia of the left eye with a visual acuity of 6/36. Read More

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Recurrent Periorbital Cellulitis Secondary to Cyclic Neutropenia.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2020 Oct-Dec;32(4):417-419. Epub 2020 Dec 12.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Alabama Medical School, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

Purpose: To present a 1-year-old boy with cyclic neutropenia who presented with multiple episodes of periorbital cellulitis (POC).

Methods: The child presented with three episodes of POC. In the second episode, the cellulitis was associated with nasolacrimal duct obstruction, and in the third episode, a pansinusitis was noted. Read More

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December 2020

Immunoglobulin G4-Related Orbital Disease with Bilateral Optic Perineuritis and Maxillary Nerves Involvement: A Case Report.

Ophthalmol Ther 2020 Dec 17;9(4):1089-1099. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Department of Pathology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Immunoglobulin G4-related optic neuropathy caused by optic perineuritis is a rare complication of immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD). Herein, we report a 38-year-old Asian man with history of sinusitis who presented with painless blurred vision and proptosis for over 6 months. Examination with the Hertel exophthalmometer revealed 21. Read More

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December 2020

Odontogenic orbital inflammation.

Rom J Ophthalmol 2020 Apr-Jun;64(2):116-121

Discipline of Ophthalmology, "Grigore T. Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iași, Romania; "Sf. Spiridon" Hospital, Iaşi, Romania.

This study aimed to determine the most frequent clinical aspects in patients with odontogenic orbital inflammation, the computed tomography (CT) aspect, and the most appropriate treatment. This is a retrospective case-series study conducted on 3 patients with ages between 16 and 55 years old, in the Ophthalmology and Oro-Maxillo-Facial Clinics of "Sf. Spiridon" Emergency Hospital, Iași, Romania. Read More

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To What Extent Can Orbital Cellulitis Emergency Aspect Influence the Diagnosis of Maxillary Sinus Lymphoma?

Case Rep Ophthalmol Med 2020 8;2020:2304861. Epub 2020 Apr 8.

Ophthalmology Department, Military Instruction Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

We present a case of a 46-year-old woman admitted to the emergency department for acute swelling and erythema of the right eyelid for 3 days. Ophthalmological examination was notable for 10/10, P2 best visual acuity, and inflammatory periorbital edema, without exophthalmia nor extraocular motility disturbance. Intraocular pressure was 14 mmHg and fundoscopic examination was not notable for any abnormality. Read More

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Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis in a paediatric patient with undiagnosed thrombophilia.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Oct 30;12(10). Epub 2019 Oct 30.

Pediatric Radiology, Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton, Ohio, USA.

A previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented to the hospital with right periorbital and forehead swelling in the setting of a 1-week history of upper respiratory symptoms. Contrast-enhanced CT revealed pansinusitis with orbital and frontal abscesses and thrombosis of the anterior portion of the superior sagittal sinus. She was treated with surgical drainage, antibiotics and anticoagulants. Read More

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October 2019

Catastrophic Allergic Fungal Sinusitis: A Report of Two Cases.

J Neuroophthalmol 2020 12;40(4):507-513

Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (Kellogg Eye Center) (EW), Otolaryngology (ELM), Pathology (Neuropathology) (SC-P), Radiology (Neuroradiology) (HAP), Neurosurgery (ELM, JDT); and Neurology (JDT), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Background: Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) is a common condition in which sinusitis develops as an IgE-mediated response to common sinonasal fungal organisms. If that response leads to blockage of sinus ostia, bone expansion and erosion by expansive cysts containing dense inspissated debris may occur with the potential for critical neurovascular compression including damage to the anterior visual pathway.

Methods: Review of clinical and imaging features of 2 patients who sustained catastrophic clinical outcomes. Read More

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December 2020

Nontraumatic Orbital Subperiosteal Hematoma in a Case of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome With Bilateral Pansinusitis.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Nov/Dec;35(6):e134-e136

Oculoplasty Unit, Al-Bahar Eye center, Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Orbital subperiosteal hemorrhages are usually due to trauma. However, nontraumatic subperiosteal hemorrhages have also been rarely reported. Here, the authors present a 13-year-old boy with Bernard-Soulier syndrome who presented with right orbital subperiosteal hemorrhage causing optic neuropathy which was surgically drained with full visual recovery. Read More

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January 2020

Scedosporium apiospermum: A Rare Cause of Aggressive Orbital Apex Syndrome.

Cureus 2018 Dec 17;10(12):e3743. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Ophthalmology, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang, MYS.

Orbital apex syndrome (OAS) is a localized orbital cellulitis at the orbital apex that can cause vision loss from optic neuropathy and ophthalmoplegia involving multiple cranial nerves. Herein, we report a rare and rapidly progressive case of OAS secondary to fungal pansinusitis caused by in an immunocompromised patient following the extraction of abscessed teeth. A 48-year-old man with diabetes mellitus who had failed to adhere to his treatment presented with complaints of a right-sided headache and toothache for two weeks, with nausea and vomiting for two days prior to presentation. Read More

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December 2018

Extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma presenting as orbital cellulitis.

GMS Ophthalmol Cases 2017 6;7:Doc04. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

Pathology Department, Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

To report an aggressive case of extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (NKTCL) of the ethmoid sinus presenting as orbital cellulitis Case report A 56-year-old male presented with right eye redness, reduced vision, and periorbital swelling for 5 weeks duration associated with a two-month history of blocked nose. The visual acuity of the right eye was 6/18. The eye was proptosed with periorbital oedema and conjunctival chemosis. Read More

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February 2017

Rhinocerebral zygomycosis with pansinusitis in a 14-year-old girl with type 1 diabetes: a case report and review of the literature.

Ital J Pediatr 2013 Dec 10;39:77. Epub 2013 Dec 10.

Department of Pediatrics, Policlinico Umberto I, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome 00161, Italy.

Background: Zygomycosis is a rare life-threatening fungal infection affecting mostly patients with predisposing conditions such as diabetes mellitus, immunodeficiency, haemochromatosis or major trauma.

Methods: We describe a case of rhinocerebral zygomycosis in a girl with type 1 diabetes and review previous published cases and treatment options.

Results: A 14-year-old girl with type 1 diabetes mellitus occurred with dental pain, facial swelling, ecchymosis and left eye decreased visual acuity, unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. Read More

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December 2013

CD56 negative extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma of the orbit mimicking orbital cellulitis.

Orbit 2013 Feb;32(1):45-8

Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, KU Eye, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS 66208, USA.

Introduction: To report a case of Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma of the orbit mimicking orbital cellulitis.

Case Description: A 52-year-old healthy male presented to our institution after 3 months of treatment for sinusitis with antibiotics and steroids. The patient was transferred due to the presence of an "orbital abscess" on CT with orbital signs that not responding to antibiotics. Read More

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February 2013

Rapidly progressing subperiosteal orbital abscess: an unexpected complication of a group-A streptococcal pharyngitis in a healthy young patient.

Head Face Med 2012 Oct 16;8:28. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Dental Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy.

Introduction: Complications associated to group-A streptococcal pharyingitis include non-suppurative complications such as acute rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis and suppurative complications such as peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess, sinusitis, mastoiditis, otitis media, meningitis, brain abscess, or thrombosis of the intracranial venous sinuses.

Case Presentation: We described a case of a 15-year-old patient with a history of acute pharyngodinia early followed by improvise fever and a progressive formation of a diffuse orbital edema, corneal hyperaemia, diplopia and severe decrease of visual acuity.The patient was surgically treated with functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) after the response of a maxillofacial computed tomography scans that showed a pansinusitis complicated by a left orbital cellulites. Read More

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October 2012

Bilateral intraorbital abscesses with intracranial complications in a young Cameroonian girl: a case report.

Clin Ophthalmol 2012 4;6:1429-32. Epub 2012 Sep 4.

Ophthalmology Unit, Yaoundé Gynaeco-obstetric and Paediatric Hospital (YGOPH).

Background: Intraorbital abscess is a very severe infection with ophthalmologic and neurologic complications that are sometimes life-threatening.

Objective: To report the etiologic, clinical, radiologic, and prognostic features of one case of bilateral intraorbital abscesses with intracranial complications.

Case Report: A 15-year-old Cameroonian girl in a comatose state (11/15 on the Glasgow Coma Scale) with meningeal signs, right hemiplegia, right facial palsy, and bilateral exophthalmia was admitted for meningitis and cerebral abscess secondary to orbital cellulitis. Read More

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October 2012

[Clinical research on nasal endoscopic surgery for rhinogenous optic function damage].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2011 Oct;46(10):802-6

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, China.

Objective: To explore the surgical treatment of rhinogenous optic function damage (ROFD) through transnasal endoscopic approach.

Methods: Twenty-three patients (25 eyes) with ROFD were retrospectively reviewed. All patients were operated on through transnasal endoscopic approach, and 9 patients underwent endoscopic optic nerve decompression. Read More

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October 2011

Unilateral, recurrent exudative retinal detachment in association with pansinusitis.

GMS Ophthalmol Cases 2012 26;2:Doc03. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

Dokuz Eylul University, Department of Radiology, Izmir, Turkey.

Aim: To report a patient with unilateral exudative retinal detachment due to pansinusitis.

Methods: Case report.

Results: A 65-year-old woman with a two-month history of blurred vision, red eye and lid swelling in her left eye was referred to us. Read More

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September 2016

Optic neuropathy due to allergic fungal rhinosinusitis.

J Neurosci Rural Pract 2011 Jul;2(2):180-2

Department of Ophthalmology, Gulf Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE.

An uncommon case of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis presented to the ophthalmology outpatient department of our hospital with complaints of blurred vision in the right eye of a few days duration and vague complaints of pain around the eyes. The visual acuity on examination was grossly reduced in the right eye and normal in the left eye. Color vision was normal. Read More

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Pansinusitis causing bilateral optic neuritis in a 9-year-old child.

Orbit 2009 ;28(6):377-9

Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Sinusitis is a rare cause of optic neuritis in children. This case illustrates bilateral optic neuritis in a 9-year-old child caused by pansinusitis. It demands an accurate diagnosis with a prompt management. Read More

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January 2010

Orbital cellulitis in children-medical treatment versus surgical management.

Orbit 2009 ;28(2-3):124-36

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.

Introduction: Ophthalmologists differ in their threshold for surgical management in paediatric patients with orbital cellulitis. We studied the management choices and outcome of children admitted with this disorder.

Material And Methods: A retrospective review was performed on patients with orbital cellulitis admitted between January 2001 and December 2004 to a tertiary paediatric referral centre in Singapore. Read More

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January 2010

Fungal pan-sinusitis with severe visual loss in uncontrolled diabetes.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2008 Nov;37(11):964-7

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.

Introduction: Invasive fungal pan-sinusitis can present atypically with severe acute visual loss with minimal anterior orbital inflammation. We describe 2 such cases with a background of uncontrolled diabetes.

Clinical Picture: Respective clinical presentations of orbital apex and cavernous sinus syndromes were associated with isolation of Aspergillus galactomannan and Rhizopus. Read More

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November 2008

Systemic Wegener's granulomatosis with severe orbito-ocular involvement.

J Chua L Lim

Singapore Med J 2008 Oct;49(10):e259-62

Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751.

Orbito-ocular involvement in Wegener's granulomatosis is the result of both focal ischaemic vasculitis and granulomatous soft tissue inflammation. Necrotising keratoscleritis and orbital inflammation are two most characteristic ophthalmic presentations. We describe a 56-year-old man with systemic limited Wegener's granulomatosis, presenting with pulmonary fibrosis, pansinusitis and left mastoiditis. Read More

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October 2008

Wegener's granulomatosis with extension to the cavernous sinus.

J La State Med Soc 2007 Jul-Aug;159(4):212-4; quiz 214, 230

Department of Neurology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.

Background: Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is an uncommon inflammatory disease which rarely is reported to invade the cavernous sinus.

Objective: To report a case of cavernous sinus syndrome in a patient with longstanding pansinusitis who was found to have Wegener's granulomatosis.

Patient: A 59-year-old African American woman presented with a 10-day history of increasing nasal congestion with loss of taste and a 5-day history of increasing right frontal head pain with visual blurring of the right eye. Read More

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January 2008

Choroidal and optic nerve infarction in hepatitis C-associated polyarteritis nodosa.

J Neuroophthalmol 2007 Sep;27(3):184-8

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA.

A 39-year-old man presented with headache, weight loss, bilateral subdural hematomas, pansinusitis, and visual loss. The neuro-ophthalmologic examination disclosed deep choroidal lesions and bilateral optic disc edema. Orchiectomy for testicular torsion showed acute vasculitis consistent with polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). Read More

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September 2007

[Intracranial aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient].

Mikrobiyol Bul 2007 Apr;41(2):303-7

Intracranial aspergillosis is a rare clinical picture, but the mortality rate is very high. In this report, an immunocompetent 43 years old male patient with mortal intracranial aspergillosis was presented. The patient has been admitted to Neurosurgery Clinics of our hospital with the complaints of weakness and walking difficulties. Read More

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Blindness associated with enlarging mycotic aneurysm after cavernous sinus thrombosis.

Ophthalmology 2003 Oct;110(10):2036-9

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA.

Purpose: We report a patient with an enlarging internal carotid mycotic aneurysm secondary to septic cavernous sinus thrombosis presenting with acute visual loss.

Design: Single observational case report.

Methods: Retrospective review of the medical record and review of the literature. Read More

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October 2003

Diabetic ketoacidosis and rhino-orbital mucormycosis.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2002 Aug;57(2):139-42

Department of Endocrinology, Cumhuriyet University, Medical School, 58140 Sivas, Turkey.

Mucormycosis often develops in immunocompromised patients, particularly in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. Unless early diagnosis and treatment is established mucormycosis leads rapidly to death. A 38-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with a severe diabetic ketoacidosis. Read More

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Rhinoorbitocerebral actinomycosis.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2001 Mar;17(2):134-6

Department of Ophthalmology, St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Purpose: To report a case of actinomycotic orbital abscess with subdural empyema and pansinusitis, an unusual presentation of a rarely seen infection.

Methods: Case report.

Results: A 35-year-old man sought treatment for signs and symptoms of an orbital abscess 22 days after a dental extraction. Read More

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Extracranial optic nerve decompression: a 10-year review of 92 patients.

J Craniofac Surg 1999 Sep;10(5):454-9

Facial Reconstructive Surgery, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Over a 10-year period the authors have performed 92 transethmoidal optic nerve decompressions for the treatment of visual loss due to various pathological processes, including 45 cases of trauma, 32 cases of neoplasm, 2 cases of bacterial pansinusitis, 5 cases of sphenoethmoidal mucocele, 4 cases of aspergillosis (all were immunocompetent patients), 2 cases of Wegener's granulomatosis, and 2 cases of sarcoidosis. Forty-eight patients (52%) had preoperative visual acuity of light perception or better, and in 44 patients (48%) the preoperative vision was no light perception. Sixty-five patients (71%) achieved improvement of vision postoperatively. Read More

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September 1999

[Report of two rare cases of fungal sinusitis].

Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 1999 May;102(5):656-9

Department of Otolaryngology, Oita Medical University.

Two cases of aspergillosis of the paranasal sinuses are reported. The first case was a 30-year-old man who had a 5-month history of bilateral proptosis. Physical examination revealed nasal polyps in both middle meatus. Read More

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Infratentorial subdural empyema, pituitary abscess, and septic cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis secondary to paranasal sinusitis: case report.

Neurosurgery 1999 Apr;44(4):864-6; discussion 866-8

Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

Objective And Importance: Infratentorial empyema, pituitary abscess, and septic cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis are all rare and potentially lethal conditions. The occurrence of all three in a single patient has not previously been described. We present such a case occurring in a young, otherwise healthy man. Read More

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