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76 Possible Causes for Retroorbital Pain

  • Influenza

    Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea[…][]

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. The most common causes in adults are bacterial infections with Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis or Haemophilus influenzae. Aseptic meningitis may be caused by drugs (eg. NSAIDs, metronidazole and IV immunoglobulin), neoplasms or viruses. Typical signs and[…][]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    Having in mind its anatomical location, eye-related symptoms such as retroorbital pain and swelling are used as a distinguishing feature.[]

  • Colorado Tick Fever

    Stiff neck, retroorbital pain, photophobia [ 1 ] , nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and sore throat all have been reported in a minority of patients.[]

  • Ophthalmoplegic Migraine

    Steady retroorbital pain, oculomotor paralysis, and variable involvement of visual function are suggestive symptoms, which may persist for days to weeks.[] In April 1977 a right-sided attack of retroorbital/temporal pain occurred for 3 days followed by n.Vl palsy lasting weeks.[]

  • Gradenigo's Syndrome

    Symptoms [ edit ] Other symptoms of the syndrome include: retroorbital pain due to pain in the area supplied by the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve (fifth cranial[] Symptoms Other symptoms of the syndrome include: retroorbital pain due to pain in the area supplied by the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve (fifth cranial nerve),[] D It is characterized by retro-orbital pain Gradenigo's syndrome characterised by: (LQ) A Retroorbital pain B Profuse discharge from the ear C VII nerve palsy D Diplopia Treatment[]

  • Frontal Sinusitis

    Inflammation and infection of the frontal sinus - frontal sinusitis, is distinguished by the presence of symptoms such as a headache and pain in the superior part of the orbits, in addition to rhinorrhea, discharge, and nasal obstruction. Frontal sinusitis poses the greatest risk for intracranial complications, which[…][]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    Cavernous sinus thrombosis ( CST ) is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus , a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated blood from the brain back to the heart. The cause is usually from a spreading infection in the nose, sinuses, ears, or teeth. Staphylococcus aureus and[…][]

  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow fever is an acute arbovirus infection. It is transmitted by the bite of the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and other species. Yellow fever has an incubation period of five to six days. In the initial phase that lasts for three to four days, there is mild fever with rigors and chills and yellowing of the[…][]

  • Meningioma

    Meningioma Synonyms Meningeal tumor [1] A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the brain, demonstrating the appearance of a meningioma Specialty Neurosurgery Symptoms None, seizures , dementia , trouble talking, vision problems, one sided weakness [2] Usual onset Adults [1] Types Grade I, II, III [1] Risk factors Ionizing[…][]

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