Orbital Myositis

Known as: myositis orbital, Myositides, Orbital, Myositis, Orbital 
Inflammation of the extraocular muscle of the eye. It is characterized by swelling which can lead to ischemia, fibrosis, or ORBITAL PSEUDOTUMOR.
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Ipilimumab is a monoclonal antibody targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA-4) that allows increased survival… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Orbital myositis is an inflammatory process that primarily involves the extraocular muscles and most commonly affects young… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE Serum creatine kinase (CK) levels are commonly used to judge the severity of muscle damage and to determine when to… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE Orbital myositis is described as exquisitely sensitive to therapy with systemic corticosteroids. However, it may turn… (More)
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1995
1995
We examined 9 consecutive cases of unilateral orbital myositis (7 women and 2 men; age range 15-46 years) presenting to Casualty… (More)
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1990
1990
We examined, treated, and followed up for nine years a 5-year-old girl with active Lyme disease and orbital myositis. Clinically… (More)
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1989
1989
A 65-year-old woman developed progressive, bilateral ophthalmoplegia, with thickened extraocular muscles on CT. One month later… (More)
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1983
1983
Of 12 consecutive patients (nine women and three men ranging in age from 18 to 70 years) with orbital myositis, four had… (More)
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1983
1983
An acute relapsing orbital inflammatory disease predominantly affecting the extraocular muscles was seen in two patients and is… (More)
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1982
1982
Idiopathic orbital myositis, a subgroup of inflammatory orbital pseudotumor, occurred in six patients with acute onset… (More)
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