Bipolaris-induced orbital cellulitis.

@article{Jacobson1992BipolarisinducedOC,
  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},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={250-6}
}
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

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…