Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (Kennerdell Case 41, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case41_er.ppt
Title Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (Kennerdell Case 41, PPT)
Ocular Movements Some restriction of upgaze in left eye.
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Orbit; Optic nerve; Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Radiotherapy; Orbital Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenting Symptom left proptosis and discomfort of the left eye; some restriction of upgaze.
History An 8-year-old boy was referred with a left proptosis and discomfort of the left eye. Visual acuity was 20/30 and he had some restriction of upgaze.
Clinical Visual acuity was 20/30 and he had some restriction of upgaze.
Neuroimaging Axial CT scan of a large nasal lesion proptosing the left globe. Coronal view demonstrating the superior nasal location of the lesion corresponding with the downward displacement of the proptosed left eye. The orbit following treatment with no recurrence of the lesion, but enophthalmos remains with slight distortion of the optic nerve shadow nasally.
Anatomy Orbit; Optic nerve
Pathology The characteristic cells of an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma.
Disease/Diagnosis Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal
Treatment Local radiotherapy of 4,000 cGy and a triple chemotherapy
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/s6dz0b01
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-12-05
Date Modified 2015-09-08
ID 180128
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dz0b01
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