Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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