Idiopathic orbital myositis: report of six cases.

  title={Idiopathic orbital myositis: report of six cases.},
  author={Michael L Slavin and Joel S. Glaser},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={100 8},
Idiopathic orbital myositis, a subgroup of inflammatory orbital pseudotumor, occurred in six patients with acute onset periorbital pain, diplopia, and in most cases, eyelid swelling. Proptosis, ductional restrictions, and responsiveness to oral prednisone administration were characteristic. Computed tomography and orbital ultrasonography showed enlargement of one or more extraocular muscles, with sparing of other orbital soft tissues. One patient had involvement of all recti muscles in both… CONTINUE READING


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