Case Study 118 Orbital Myositis

  • Roger P. Harrie
  • Cynthia J. Kendall


AC was a 21-year-old woman who lived in the Amana colonies in Iowa. She presented to the emergency room with the complaint of severe pain in her left eye starting the previous day. She stated that it was made worse on looking to the left and she also experienced double vision when she did this. Examination showed normal vision in both eyes with some swelling of the left eyelids with mild proptosis. The nasal conjunctiva showed moderate injection, especially over the insertion of the medial rectus muscle (Fig. 1).


Emergency Room Severe Pain Internal Reflectivity Experienced Observer Normal Vision 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Harrie
    • 1
  • Cynthia J. Kendall
    • 2
  1. 1.Moran Eye CenterUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.SacramentoUSA

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