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First Author: K.Satpute INDIA
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The objective of this study to analyze the presentation, etiology management modalities in a series of 20 cases from regional institute of medical sciences,North-East ,India.
Department of Ophthalmology,Regional institute of medical sciences,Imphal,North-East ,India
This is a retrospective noncomparative analysis of 20cases who presented with proptosis in eye OPD between dec.2010 to dec.2012. Demographic details, clinical presentation, investigation details and treatment details retrieved and analyzed.
20 patients presenting with proptosis in last 2 years with age group 4 months to 86 years. Male 10 (50%),female 10(50%).The most common etiology was Thyroid eye disease (TED) 20% and Cellulitis 20% followed by pseudotumours 15%,trauma 15%, tumors such as Rhabdomyosarcoma 10%,lymphoma 5%,malignant melanoma 5%,squamous cell carcinoma 5% and others(Crouzen syndrome,unknown) 10%.Medical management was carried out in majority of cases depended on the nature of the disease process.3 patient referred for radiotherapy. Surgical management deferred due to lack of subspeciality facility in RIMS.
There exists great disparity in the etiological distribution for various causes of proptosis in different studies. Sometimes opinion differs on radiological and pathological side which creates the diagnostic dilemma in mind. Most orbital disorders presenting as proptosis can be successively managed by medical or surgical management