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11 Possible Causes for Orbital Darkening

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    Staphylococcus aureus is increasingly implicated as a possible causal factor in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD). However, the reported prevalence rates of skin and nasal colonization in the literature vary widely. This study evaluates the prevalence and odds of skin and nasal colonization with S. aureus in[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Maxillary sinus transillumination is not commonly used as it requires experienced personnel and a completely darkened room.[nps.org.au] The light is held on the lower rim of the orbit and the palate examined through the patient's open mouth. The palate lights up with normal transillumination .[nps.org.au]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    Maxillary sinus transillumination is not commonly used as it requires experienced personnel and a completely darkened room.[nps.org.au] The light is held on the lower rim of the orbit and the palate examined through the patient's open mouth. The palate lights up with normal transillumination .[nps.org.au]

  • Actinic Lichen Planus

    […] of the orbital skin and eyelid The skin should be asymptomatic.[pcds.org.uk] […] periorbital hypermelanosis) Aetiology This is a common condition The cause may be multifactorial and include both genetic and environmental factors Clinical findings Bilateral darkening[pcds.org.uk]

  • Chloasma

    […] of the orbital skin and eyelid The skin should be asymptomatic.[pcds.org.uk] […] periorbital hypermelanosis) Aetiology This is a common condition The cause may be multifactorial and include both genetic and environmental factors Clinical findings Bilateral darkening[pcds.org.uk]

  • Atopic Cataract

    […] fold and peri-orbital darkening.[medicaljournals.se] Only 4 of the 59 children presented peri-orbital darkening. This characteristic sign of AD is one of the diagnostic criteria defined by Hanifin & Rajka in 1980 (2).[medicaljournals.se] The presence or absence of Dennie-Morgan fold, peri-orbital darkening, papillofollicular conjunctivitis, ectropion, keratoconus, bilateral anterior subcapsular cataract, or[medicaljournals.se]

  • Miotic

    Skin on the eyelids and around the eyes may darken. Variable loss of orbital fat has been reported. Excessive tearing, eye pain , or lid crusting may occur.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency

    […] collapse, darkening of liver, marked distension of bile duct, steatitis of all abdominal fat bearing tissue, deposits of intracellular ceroid in liver, spleen, kidney and[fao.org] Marked congestion, with some haemorrhage, in dermal vessels around snout and at bases of pectoral/dorsal fins, lordosis, exophthalmia, abdominal swelling (oedema), cataract, orbital[fao.org]

  • Anonychia with Flexural Pigmentation

    . • Orbital darkening • Facial erythema or pallor • Perifollicular accentuation • Course influenced by environmental and/or emotional factorsGenetics • Stronger correlation[slideshare.net]

  • Adrenergic Beta-Antagonist

    Skin on the eyelids and around the eyes may darken. Variable loss of orbital fat has been reported. Excessive tearing, eye pain , or lid crusting may occur.[emedicinehealth.com]

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