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In 30 human orbits the ciliary ganglion with its motor (parasympathetic), sympathetic and sensory roots and the short ciliary nerves were dissected under the surgical microscope. The ganglion was situated near the orbital apex, between the optic nerve, abducens nerve, lateral rectus muscle and the ophthalmic artery. In 2 cases the motor, parasympathetic(More)
Visceral larva migrans (VLM) is endemic in Israel; therefore, a positive serology is not unusual in our general population. The clinical manifestations of the disease may mimic other clinical conditions. Sometimes life-threatening disorders have to be considered in the differential diagnosis. This diagnostic dilemma can be solved occasionally only by(More)
A 61-year-old female presented with a tumor of her left superior orbital rim, which caused blepharoptosis and slight displacement of the globe. X-ray films showed a lytic defect in the frontal bone, while a computed tomography revealed the tumor to extend along the orbital roof, as well as to involve the posterior lamina of the frontal bone. A biopsy taken(More)
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