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Dynamic proptosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3089017     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dynamic proptosis can be defined as exophthalmos occurring when a variable force is applied to the orbital contents. In a series of 26 patients (13 males and 13 females, 1 to 82 years old), the causes of dynamic proptosis included neurofibromatosis (nine cases), fistulas (three cases), malignancies (three cases), meningoencephaloceles (two cases), mucoceles (two cases), surgery (two cases), orbital varix (two cases), dermoid cysts (two cases), and aneurysm (one case). Dynamic proptosis can be either spontaneous or induced, and can occur either with an intact or an incompetent bony orbit.
J D Bullock; G B Bartley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1986 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-05     Completed Date:  1986-08-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / complications
Child, Preschool
Exophthalmos / classification,  diagnosis,  etiology*
Middle Aged
Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications

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