Enlargement of the Infraorbital Nerve An Important Sign Associated with Orbital Reactive Lymphoid Hyperplasia or Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease
Thomas G Hardy, Alan A McNab, Geoffrey E Rose
OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014
OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical, histopathologic, and radiologic features of a recently identified cause for enlargement of the infraorbital canal. DESIGN: Retrospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS: Consecutive patients were identified from the orbital databases at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, England, and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. METHODS: A retrospective, noncomparative review of the clinical case notes, radiology, and histopathology was performed. The English-language medical literature was reviewed for reports of enlargement of the infraorbital canal or nerve. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Extent of clinical and radiologic changes in p..View full abstract
G.E.R. receives partial funding from the Department of Health's NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.