OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Managing Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Eyelids and Orbit

Jan 1, 2018 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Managing Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Eyelids and Orbit

Hospital gangrene Fournier’s gangrene Streptococcal gangrene Necrotizing erysipelas Necrotizing cellulitis Flesh-eating bacterial infection Suppurative fasciitis Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene Demographics Periocular necrotizing fasciitis is extremely rare: a review by Amrith…

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Infections of the Lacrimal Drainage System

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Unilateral conjunctivitis Epiphora Punctal discharge/regurgitation Pouting punctum Punctal/canalicular swelling Eyelid erythema/edema Irritation Mattering Pain/discomfort Evaluation Evaluation should begin with a thorough history with emphasis on previous punctal plug placement and…

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Fungal Disease of the Orbit

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Fig. 12.1 Hematoxylin- and eosin-stained sinus mucosal tissue at 40x magnification taken from a patient with rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) demonstrating multiple irregularly sized nonseptate hyphae branching at 90° and wider…

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Orbital Cellulitis in Cancer Patients

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Fig. 13.1 Orbital cellulitis in a cancer patient after a sinus surgery. A 69-year-old woman presented to our service with swelling, decreased visual acuity, and pain in the right eye….

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