Severe orbital lymphangioma (Kennerdell Case 1, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case01_sol.ppt
Title Severe orbital lymphangioma (Kennerdell Case 1, PPT)
Ocular Movements Limited motion in right eye
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Orbit; Lymphangioma; Proptosis; Orbital tumor; Laser therapy; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Microsurgery; Orbital Lymphangioma
Presenting Symptom Sudden presentation of pain and proptosis of the right eye
History An 11 year old girl with sudden presentation of pain and proptosis of the right eye. Vision 20/50 right eye, 20/20 left eye. Right relative afferent pupillary defect, limited motion, right eye and tenderness to compression.
Clinical Vision 20/50 right eye, 20/20 left eye. Right afferent pupillary defect, limited motion, right eye and tenderness to compression.
Neuroimaging CT scan showing large infiltrating orbital tumor posterior to the right globe with marked proptosis of globe with white dot in center of lesion which is a phlenolith (Characteristic of lymphangioma). Coronal view with marked cystic dilation of right orbit (now on right side of scan) under right globe.
Anatomy Orbit
Pathology Lymphangioma - Hematoxyln-eosin stain of a typical microscopic appearance of a lymphangioma of the orbit.
Disease/Diagnosis Lymphangioma
Treatment The carbon dioxide Ultrapulse laser was used to vaporize the majority of the tumor following the specimen removal to more completely decompress the orbit.
References Kennerdell JS, Maroon JC, Garrity JA, Abla AA. Surgical management of orbital lymphangioma with the carbon dioxide laser. Am J Ophthalmol. 1986 Sep 15;102(3):308-14.
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners.
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s67946d5
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2008-01-02
Date Modified 2015-09-08
ID 180145
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67946d5