Bipolaris-induced orbital cellulitis.

  title={Bipolaris-induced orbital cellulitis.},
  author={Mercedes P. Jacobson and Steven L. Galetta and Scott W. Atlas and Mark T Curtis and A W Wulc},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology},
  volume={12 4},
We report a patient who rapidly developed unilateral proptosis and complete ophthalmoplegia following blunt trauma to the orbit. Computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a mass involving the sinuses and orbit with erosion of the cribriform plate. Biopsy of this suspected neoplasm revealed features consistent with allergic Aspergillus sinusitis, but cultures later grew a Bipolaris species. Our review of the literature suggests that when allergic fungal sinusitis involves the orbit, Bipolaris is a… CONTINUE READING


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