Sino-Orbital Cellulitis Due to HSV Type I
International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 55-58
Received: Jan. 24, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 12, 2017; Published: May 17, 2017
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Selin Yetkinel, Agri State Hospital, Department of Neurology, Agri, Turkey
Semai Bek, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Adana, Turkey
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Orbital pseudotumor, is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterised by orbital inflammation and is a rare clinical entity and a diagnosis of exclusion. We report two cases with typical clinical manifestation and magnetic resonance images, but unresponsive to corticosteroid treatment which turned out to be caused by herpes simplex virus type I. Viral etiology must be carefully evaluated, especially in steroid unresponsive recurrent cases presumed to be pseudotumor orbita.
Orbital Cellulitis, Pseudotumor Orbita, Herpes Simplex Virus, Painful Ophthalmoplegia
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Selin Yetkinel, Semai Bek, Sino-Orbital Cellulitis Due to HSV Type I, International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 55-58. doi: 10.11648/j.ijovs.20170202.13
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