Orbital pseudotumor

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Proptosis and painful ophthalmoplegia of 2 weeks duration

Patient Data

Age: 13 years old
Gender: Female

Right proptosis due to retrobulbar soft tissue intra conal mass displaying homogenous strong contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

Orbital pseudotumor is an idiopathic inflammatory condition that usually involves the extraocular muscles although, in some cases there is inflammatory change involving the uvea,  sclera, lacrimal gland and retrobulbar soft tissues.

DD include orbital cellulitis, wegener granulomatosis and lymphoma

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Case information

rID: 24079
Published: 26th Jul 2013
Last edited: 27th Jun 2020
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