Extraconal orbital lesions

Extraconal orbital lesions include lesions which arise from structures within the extraconal orbital space and those extending from adjacent structures into the orbits.

Differential diagnosis

Intraorbital lesions
Extraorbital lesions extending into extraconal space
  • infections:
    • cellulitis
    • sinusitis
  • mucocoele 
  • metastasis
  • sinonasal tumours
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Article information

rID: 39898
System: Head & Neck
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Extraconal masses
  • Extraconal orbital masses

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