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AuthorUnsรถld, Renate. author
TitleInflammatory Diseases of the Orbit [electronic resource] : Clinical Features โ{128}ข Radiology Differential Diagnosis / by Renate Unsรถld, Gabriele Greeven
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2000
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-59597-4
Descript X, 191 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Inflammations represent the most frequent diseases of the orbit. Because the symptoms of various inflammatory conditions are very similar, radiological examination is crucial in reaching the correct diagnosis. The book is structured in a practical fashion, in that the clinical features and diagnostic imaging of each individual case are presented together. This richly illustrated volume will therefore be an invaluable daily reference for clinicians and practitioners in ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology and radiology


CONTENT

1 Introduction -- 2 General Aspects of the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Diseases of the Orbit -- History Taking -- Optimal Use of Imaging Techniques -- Interdisciplinary Cooperation -- Characteristic Clinical Aspects of Inflammatory Orbital Diseases that Allow Diagnosis with a High Degree of Certainty -- Similar Aspects in Etiologically Different Diseases -- Different Aspects of Eight Patients with Clinically Proven Graveโ{128}{153} Disease -- 3 Gravesโ{128}{153} Disease -- Definition and Pathogenesis -- Psychosomatic Aspects -- Clinical Picture and Patterns of CT Findings -- Differential Diagnosis -- 4 Inflammatory Orbital Pseudotumor -- Definition and Etiology -- Clinical Picture and CT Patterns -- 5 Inflammatory Diseases of the Lacrimal Gland -- Differential Diagnosis -- 6 Orbital Inflammations Secondary to Paranasal Sinus Disease and Their Differential Diagnoses -- Orbital Complications of Bacterial Sinusitis -- 7 Clinically and Histologically Proven Inflammatory Orbital Diseases and Their Differential Diagnoses โ{128}{148} Selected on Didactic Grounds -- 8 Similar CT Findings in Etiologically Different Disease Entities -- Enlargement of Individual Extraocular Muscles -- Diffuse Orbital Infiltration -- Unilateral Enlargement of the Cavernous Sinus -- 9 Characteristic CT Patterns that Allow Diagnosis with a High Degree of Safety


Medicine Radiology Ophthalmology Medicine & Public Health Imaging / Radiology Ophthalmology



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