Orbital-intracranial abscess after dental procedure (Kennerdell Case 20, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case20_oaadp.ppt
Title Orbital-intracranial abscess after dental procedure (Kennerdell Case 20, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Blepharoptosis; Ptosis; Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Erythema; Orbit; Eyelid; Abscess; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Microsurgery; Orbital osteotomy
Presenting Symptom Left orbital pain and swelling with complete ptosis, erythema and mild proptosis
History 20-year-old woman who developed left orbital pain and swelling with complete ptosis, erythema and mild proptosis following an infection resulting from a left lower jaw wisdom tooth extraction. The infection gained access through the retropharyngeal space to the left orbit and intracranial space.
Neuroimaging CT scan showing left lateral orbit, left sub-temporalis and left intracranial abscess. Coronal scan showing the infiltration of the left superior lateral orbit with the abscess. Post-operative appearance of the area on CT scan showing eradication of the previously noted lesion.
Anatomy Orbit; Eyelid
Etiology Infection resulting from a left lower jaw wisdom tooth extraction. The infection gained access through the retropharyngeal space to the left orbit and intracranial space.
Disease/Diagnosis Abscess
Treatment Cranio-orbitotomy and antibiotics
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/s6mp550z
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-11-26
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180111
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6mp550z
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