Proptosis from neurofibroma (Kennerdell Case 66, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case66_pfn
Title Proptosis from neurofibroma (Kennerdell Case 66, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Orbital osteotomy; Orbit; Calvarium; Neurofibroma; Orbital osteotomy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Tomography, X-ray Computed;Microsurgery
Presenting Symptom Chronic proptosis of the right eye with minimal visual disturbance
History A 38-year-old man who was referred with a chronic proptosis of the right eye with minimal visual disturbance. The proptosis measurements were 22 right and 18 left with a base of 106. There was no pain associated with the proptosis.
Clinical A café au lait spot on the patient's skin indicated a patient with neurofibromatosis. The gross specimen of the solitary neurofibroma removed from the superior portion of the right orbit through the craniotomy.
Neuroimaging An axial CT scan of the irregular lesion in the superior right orbit with a variable internal consistency. The lower axial view of the lesion in the region of the right optic nerve. An unenhanced axial view of an MRI scan showing the lesion in the superior portion of the right orbit. An unenhanced coronal MRI showing the lesion in the superior right orbit as a rounded lesion in the region of the superior rectus muscle.
Anatomy Orbit; Calvarium
Disease/Diagnosis Neurofibroma
Treatment Surgical removal of lesion
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/s6f47qvg
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-10-31
Date Modified 2015-09-08
ID 180097
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6f47qvg
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