Enophthalmos


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enophthalmos

[‚e‚näf′thal·məs]
(medicine)
Recession of the eyeball into the orbital cavity.

Enophthalmos

 

a positioning of the eyeball in the orbit more to the rear than is normal. The most frequent cause is a severe trauma accompanied by fracture of the orbit walls and subsequent atrophy of the soft tissues. Enophthalmos is sometimes observed accompanying microphthalmia—a congenital condition in which the eyeball is abnormally small.

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Post-operatively, patient recovered well with greatly improved ocular movements and a minimal residual enophthalmos due to the Inferior Rectus muscle fibrosis.
During the dilation phase and 80 min after the last bolus, the patient described ptosis, myosis, and enophthalmos, without manifested anhidrosis.
None of the patients complained about limitation of horizontal gaze, enophthalmos or narrowing of lid fissure and none of them experienced diplopia postoperatively.
Although the classic description of SSS includes enophthalmos, cases with lateralized uncinate processes and increased orbital volumes on CT scans, but without clinical enophthalmos, have been reported.
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Horner's syndrome comprises ipsilateral partial ptosis, pupillary meiosis, apparent enophthalmos, facial anhidrosis, heterochromia of the irides (if before age two or congenital), and transient decrease in intraocular pressure.
In the present case, iliac crest has been used for orbital floor reconstruction in a patient having post traumatic enophthalmos.
She underwent orbital floor and rim repair, enophthalmos repair, superior rectus recession, and a scleral shell, resulting in no light perception (Arch.
a) ptosis b) anhidrosis c) retinal detachment d) enophthalmos e) miosis.
Horner's syndrome presents with ptosis and miosis, enophthalmos and anhydrosis, and was excluded on the basis of ipsilateral mydriasis and the absence of a high sensory or sympathetic block.
Hypotropia, enophthalmos, and ophthalmoplegia of the right eye were found.
9-10) A newly coined term 'prostaglandin-associated periorbitopathy' (PAP) (see Figure 1) has been proposed as the general term to describe the periocular changes associated with topical PGA therapy and includes DUES, upper eyelid ptosis/retraction, loss of inferior orbital fat pads and enophthalmos, eyelid pigmentation and eyelash hypertrichosis.