Soares, Deanne, P.; Crandon, Ivor W.; Char, Gurendra; Webster, Dwight; Carpenter, Reginald A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery; Pathology; Faculty of Medical Sciences
Orbital pseudotumour with intracranial extension: A case report
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Inflammatory pseudotumour of the orbit is an unusual condition of unknown aetiology which rarely extends beyond the orbit. 19 cases with intracranial extension have been reported, none of which involved the pituitary fossa or sphenoid sinus. Most required cytotoxic agents, surgery or radiotherapy in addition to corticosteroids. A case of orbital pseudotumour with extension into the pituitary fossa, sphenoid sinus and cavernous sinuses with vascular compression is reported. Marked clinical improvement occured on steroid therapy alone.....