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Biedlingmaier J F - - 1997
Myospherulosis is a chronic inflammatory reaction to the mixture of red blood cells and petroleum based ointments. A literature review does not reveal any cases involving ophthalmic manifestations. We present the first reported case of a patient experiencing recurrent eyelid inflammation from myospherulosis after endoscopic sinus surgery. The pathophysiology and ...
Goyal M - - 1997
Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is extremely rare. It is a fibrosing inflammatory process which involves the dura mater, including the tentorium. Numerous pathological entities produce thickening of the pachymeninges, so that idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a diagnosis of exclusion. We describe four patients with idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis who had varied clinical presentation. ...
Velegrakis G A - - 1997
The presence of a benign osteoblastoma in the ethmoid sinus is rare and only a few cases have been reported. This is a case of a benign osteoblastoma arising from the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone with extension to the nasal cavity. The diagnosis and management of this unusual ...
Alarifi A - - 1997
We report an autopsy case of a boy who, following drowning at the age of 15 years, was found to have severe occult hydrocephalus and a cavernous angioma compressing the lumen of the superior sagittal sinus. We speculate that the cause of hydrocephalus was increased intrasinus pressure with impaired drainage ...
Stastny J F - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML) was described over 20 years ago by Rosai and Dorfman. Originally it was described as occurring in young males, predominantly with cervical lymphadenopathy. Since then over 423 histologically documented cases of SHML have been documented, including many extranodal sites. Few studies have characterized ...
Goel A - - 1997
We report our experience with five lesions exclusively involving the entire cavernous sinus in which an essentially extradural surgical approach was used. There were two cases of cavernous haemangioma, two cases of meningioma and one case of fungal granuloma. The dural cover of the superior orbital fissure, and mandibular and ...
Bhattacharyya N - - 1997
A case of a giant pyogenic granuloma of the inferior turbinate secondary to nasal packing is presented and its removal via an endoscopic approach is detailed. The sinus endoscope provides excellent visualization and operative control during excision, obviating the need for a lateral rhinotomy. Pyogenic granulomas of the posterior nasal ...
Onerci M - - 1997
Patients with paranasal sinus foreign body are not commonly seen in otolaryngological practice; glass in the frontal sinus as a complication of maxillofacial trauma should be very rare, and papers dealing with this issue appear to be rare in the English literature. To elucidate the diagnostic pitfalls and the treatment ...
Moncayo R - - 1997
Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) is a disorder involving the soft tissues and extraocular muscles of the orbit seen mainly in cases of Graves' disease. Although an immunogenic pathogenesis has been proposed, the actual mechanisms of the in vivo retrobulbar involvement are not well defined. The recent introduction of the 111In-labeled ...
Kass E S - - 1997
Chronic maxillary atelectasis is a descriptive term that refers to a persistent decrease in the sinus volume of the maxilla from inward bowing of the antral walls. Case reports with comparable clinical presentations have appeared sporadically in the literature; however, this disorder has remained poorly defined. The purpose of this ...
Dallari S - - 1997
The authors report two cases of lateral sinus thrombosis (LST) which were recently observed after more than a 20-year absence of such pathology at their Institutions. After reviewing the epidemiologic data, the clinical observations are described in detail. Changes in symptomatology mainly due to the improper use of antibiotics are ...
Moridaira K - - 1997
We describe a very rare case of immunoblastic lymphadenopathy (IBL) accompanied with a sick sinus syndrome (SSS) in a 64-year-old male. SSS presented with progression of the IBL and subsided with improvement of the IBL following high dose prednisolone (PSL) therapy. The clinical course of this patient strongly suggested cardiac ...
Asahina I - - 1997
A case report of a congenital midline sinus of the upper lip in a 5-year-old girl is presented. The patient complained of intermittent swelling around the frenulum of the upper lip. The sinus was located on the midline of the philtrum just below the base of the columella. Excision of ...
Filips R F - - 1997
Although vision-threatening sinusitis complications are not uncommon, an unusual case of asymptomatic posterior orbital cellulitis resulting from maxillary and ethmoidal sinus infection is presented. An 11-year-old girl was brought to us for a routine optometric examination, reporting only blurred distance vision. A mild afferent pupillary defect was the key to ...
Ungkanont K - - 1996
Osteoblastoma is a benign bone tumor which is common in the vertebral column and long bone of the extremities. The paranasal sinus involvement is rare. We reported a case of benign osteoblastoma of the ethmoid sinus in a nine-year-old boy who presented with exophthalmos. The tumor had aggressive growth with ...
Farris S R - - 1996
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is an autosomal dominant abnormality that may effect multiple organ systems. Eyelids, orbits, and adjacent tissues may be involved with varying frequency and severity. Plexiform neurofibromas, causing mechanical ptosis and proptosis, optic nerve gliomas, and sphenoid wing dysplasia are some of the more common orbital and eyelid findings ...
Antoniades K - - 1996
Although the sphenoid sinuses can be identified in sections of the fetus at 4 months, at birth the sinus remains small and is little more than an evagination of the sphenoethmoid recess. After the 3rd year, invasion of the sphenoid bone is more rapid, and by the age of 7, ...
Wood B J - - 1996
We present the first reported case of vision loss due to tension orbital emphysema associated with tension pneumocephalus resulting from blunt trauma. In the setting of trauma, intraorbital air indicates paranasal sinus-orbital communication. Tension orbital emphysema may cause vision loss through optic nerve compression, ischemia, or contusion; or central retinal ...
Pasternak S - - 1996
PURPOSE: To report a documented case of orbital enchondroma. METHODS: A 25-year-old woman had an asymptomatic orbital mass. Computed tomographic scan was performed. The mass was surgically removed from the medial wall of the orbit, and the specimen was submitted for histopathologic examination. RESULTS: The tumor showed typical radiologic and ...
GumuĊŸburun E - - 1996
In this study a total of 175 coronal CT scans of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses have been investigated. The uncinate bulla was detected in 21 (11 male and 10 female) cases of 175 patients. Out of 21, 17 were bilateral while 4 were unilateral. The incidence of the ...
Cuenin M F - - 1996
In this case, the shape of the maxillary sinus was misinterpreted as a periapical pathological condition. Based on this anatomic misinterpretation, conventional endodontic therapy had been performed on two teeth. When the suspected lesion did not resolve, an exploratory procedure revealed the unusual morphology of an otherwise normal maxillary sinus. ...
al-Dousary S - - 1996
PURPOSE: To review the pathophysiology, clinical features, radiological findings, and treatment of this rare disease. CLINICAL FINDINGS: This report is about a 30-month-old child who is, to our knowledge, the youngest patient without cystic fibrosis with maxillary sinus mucopyocele. It is very unusual to see these problems in the pediatric ...
al-Salem M - - 1996
Sixty-two cases of proptosis in children and adolescents were prospectively evaluated in a specialized practice at Irbid, North Jordan, during the period between 1990 and 1994. Inflammatory orbital conditions were seen in 27 patients (43.5%). The causes of orbital cellulitis were identified in 15 out of 25 cases. Predisposing factors ...
Del Valle Zapico A - - 1996
Paranasal and rhinocerebral mucormycosis refers to uncommon opportunistic fungal infections, reported to occur especially in association with diabetic acidosis (the most common), immunosuppressive therapy, malignancy, or other chronic debilitating disorders. However, patients who have no underlying disease have occasionally been affected. According to the literature reviewed, only 13 well-documented cases ...
Wong P K - - 1996
Melioidosis is known to present with many diverse manifestations but orbital cellulitis from melioidosis has never been described. We report a case of melioidosis in a 42-year-old diabetic male who presented with orbital cellulitis. He succumbed to recurrent empyema of the paranasal sinuses, rupture of an intracranial mycotic aneurysm and ...
Satullo G - - 1996
A case of intermittent sinus parasystole in which the parasystolic focus is protected from the dominant sinus rhythm only during the second half of its intrinsic cycle is reported. In addition, a modulating (i.e., electronic) effect is often clearly exerted from the dominant rhythm upon the focus during the protected ...
Rubin P A - - 1996
Acute, noninfectious orbital inflammations often defy a specific diagnosis despite a thorough medical evaluation and are grouped in the nonspecific diagnostic category of idiopathic inflammation of the orbit (pseudotumor). An atypical case of cluster headache presenting with intermittent migratory facial swelling and orbital inflammation, and 3 mm of exophthalmos simulating ...
Yue N C - - 1996
We report a case illustrating characteristic facial deformities following irradiation during infancy for bilateral retinoblastoma. CT and MR imaging revealed distinctive features of the resulting "hourglass facial deformity": hypotelorism, enophthalmos, depressed temporal bones, atrophy of the temporalis muscles, and a depressed nasion. This case also displayed premature metopic craniosynostosis and ...
Lai P F - - 1996
Orbital venous pathologies encompass a broad range of entities including tumors, shunts, congenital anomalies, aneurysms, and obstructive lesions. Patients may present with a variety of clinical findings which may include a combination of tumefaction, vascular engorgement, orbital pulsation, and exophthalmos, depending on the relationship between the lesion and the vascular ...
Delbrouck C - - 1996
A case of thrombosis of the lateral sinus complicating the mastoiditis in a five year old boy is presented. This intracranial complication of suppurative otitis media which has become rare since the use of antibiotics, still raises diagnostic and therapeutic problems. The various clinical and paraclinical elements of this rare ...
Foster B S - - 1996
In the pediatric population, retinoblastoma must be included in the differential diagnosis of intraocular or orbital inflammation, especially if the case is atypical of unresponsive to medical therapy. Diffuse infiltrating retinoblastoma, a rare subtype of retinoblastoma, often presents as unilateral intraocular inflammation, usually occurs in older children, and may contain ...
Islam M A - - 1995
Preauricular sinus, branchial cyst, branchial sinus and branchial fistula are the result of incomplete obliteration of branchial clefts. Classically these lesions have particular sites and nature. The aim of this three years retrospective study was to see the prevalence of these conditions as well as the outcome of the conventional ...
Howe L - - 1995
Is reported a case of Wegener's granulomatosis originally presenting with a clinical picture of temporal arteritis. The presentation included an arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy occurring with no demonstrable orbital inflammation. The treatment of these two systemic vasculitides is quite different, however, and this case emphasizes the importance of questioning ...
Yabe T - - 1995
The etiology of pilonidal sinus remains controversial. Some think it is congenital, and others think it is acquired. It is difficult to distinguish acquired pilonidal sinus from congenital, because infection almost always complicates both. We report here one case of acquired pilonidal sinus unaccompanied by infection. Histological examination showed that ...
Aboud N - - 1995
BACKGROUND: We report a case of extramedullary plasmacytoma of the orbit. This is a rare tumour which has uncommonly presented in the orbit. CASE REPORT: A 58-year-old woman presented with painless proptosis, upper lid swelling and ptosis. Incisional biopsy was performed. Clinical findings and investigations were correlated to establish the ...
Theaker E D - - 1995
Several researchers have reported a link between the development of a solitary antral aspergillus sinusitis and the presence of zinc-containing root canal obturating paste within the antrum. If diagnosed correctly, it is generally accepted that this type of sinusitis can be treated effectively using surgical techniques alone. However, previous reports ...
Tantachamroon T - - 1995
This is the first case report of primary orbital amyloidoma in a 56-year-old Thai man who presented with proptosis for 4 days. He also complained of orbital discomfort associated with palpitation during the past 4 months. He was treated with corticosteroid for 6 months and slight left orbital pain ensued ...
Garcia R D - - 1995
Lateral sinus thrombosis (LST) is an infrequent complication of otitis media and mastoiditis in the antibiotic era. A recent case of LST in a 7-year-old boy, the third such case at our institutions in the past 5 years, prompted a review of the modern day English literature concerning LST in ...
Badui E - - 1995
The authors report a case of a forty-one-year-old white woman with dextrocardia with situs inversus who presented episodes of prolonged sinus arrest and syncopal episodes secondary to possible idiopathic degeneration of the conduction system, managed successfully with a permanent bicameral pacemaker. In their literature review they found that this case ...
Tole D M - - 1995
Orbital cellulitis is an emergency. Confusion still exists between the diagnosis of this serious condition and that of preseptal cellulitis. Delay in treatment may cause blindness and progression to life-threatening sequelae such as brain abscess, meningitis or cavernous sinus thrombosis. We report a case in which, despite late referral, emergency ...
Nassani S - - 1995
Both unilateral proptosis (2 cases) and radiological evidence of orbital inflammatory pseudotumor in the absence of exophthalmos (1 case) have been separately described as presenting signs of temporal arteritis. We report a patient presenting with bilateral exophthalmos associated with CT and MRI signs of orbital inflammation, who had biopsy-proven temporal ...
Lingen M W - - 1995
METHODS: A case of a primary ectopic meningioma, arising within the right maxillary sinus, is presented. A review of English literature was also undertaken to determine the prevalence of these lesions in this specific anatomic location. RESULTS: A total maxillectomy was performed without complications and the surgical defect was covered ...
van Rensburg L J - - 1995
A case of pneumosinus dilatans of the posterior ethmoidal region is presented. The condition known as pneumosinus dilatans is discussed, as are accessory ethmoidal air cells with respect to their most common localization and radiographic appearance. The diagnostic imaging features of this condition are described and a recommendation of views ...
Marchac D - - 1995
Consequences of early frontocranial remodeling are controversial. It has been said that secondary operations are more difficult and that the frontal sinus does not develop well, with an adverse effect on forehead aesthetics. Some illustrative cases are presented, among 820 operated craniosynostoses, to demonstrate that (1) an early, well-performed frontal ...
Malkoff M D - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Sinus arrest is a rare complication of metoclopramide administration. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 51-year-old woman developed Guillain-Barre syndrome and severe dysautonomia. Metoclopramide was administered for the treatment of gastroparesis. Sinus arrest followed drug administration on several occasions and on rechallenge. CONCLUSIONS: After reviewing the literature and discussing possible etiologies for ...
Bell A F - - 1995
Symptomatic sphenoid sinus pneumoceles are extremely rare. This case presented in a U.S. Air Force aviator who had recurrent left-sided visual loss during ascent in jet aircraft. Computed tomography showed a dehiscent optic nerve within the left sphenoid sinus. Surgical correction included removing a mucosal polyp from the sinus ostium. ...
Saeed S R - - 1995
Aspergillosis of the paranasal sinuses is a well-established clinical entity which has recently been classified into non-invasive and invasive forms with distinct sub-divisions of both types. Two cases are described, both highlighting potential serious complications of the disease as well as the importance of adequate medical and surgical treatment in ...
Ng H K - - 1995
Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML) is a condition of unknown aetiology characterized by proliferation of histiocytes and lymphocytes, with the former phagocytosing the latter producing a typical histological appearance. Although first described in lymph nodes, cases have been reported in many extranodal sites, including the central nervous system. We ...
de Meester A - - 1995
Radiofrequency catheter ablation seems to become a first-line therapy for patients with paroxysmal tachycardias using an accessory pathway. We report the case of a 31-year-old woman who suffered from drug-resistant recurrent reciprocating tachycardia, using an uncommon accessory pathway. The 12-lead electrocardiogram in sinus rhythm showed the following characteristics: a positive ...
Tanwar R K - - 1995
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours of orbit is rare entity. Only sixteen cases are reported in world literature. Bengin schwannomas of the orbit are found in 1.5 to 18 percent of patients with von Recklinghausen's disease (VRD) and form 1 percent of all orbital tumours1. The incidence of malignant transformation ...
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