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61 Possible Causes for Retroorbital Pain

  • Influenza

    Oseltamivir is a neuraminidase inhibitor approved for the prevention and treatment of influenza. Few haematological side effects have been reported with oseltamivir. We report herein the case of an unexpected platelet increase in a 46-year-old woman with idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP) treated with oseltamivir for[…][]

  • Meningitis

    Abstract Retropharyngeal abscess is a potentially serious deep neck space infection occurring more frequently in children than in adults. The clinical picture of RPA is highly variable with paucity of physical findings. Prompt diagnosis of RPA especially in infants is mandatory to prevent potential fatal complications[…][]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

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

  • Dengue Fever

    The commonest form has an incubation period of 5-8 days followed by the onset of a fever, violent headache, chills, retroorbital pain, with a rash developing after 3-4 days[] Other signs and symptoms may include severe headache; retroorbital pain; muscle, joint, and bone pain; macular or maculopapular rash; and minor hemorrhagic manifestations,[]

  • Q Fever

    The headache might be retroorbital and associated with photophobia ( 6 ).[] In patients with acute Q fever illness, this has been misclassified as a new onset migraine headache or a potentially infected tooth because the headache pain radiates to[]

  • Orbital Floor Fracture

    Orbital floor fracture results from facial trauma. This type of fracture is mostly seen in young men and is often a result of motor vehicle accident or violence. Features include edema, decreased mobility of extraocular muscles, and visual disturbances. Orbital floor fractures (OFFs) occur frequently, mainly in the[…][]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    Occlusion or thrombosis of the superior ophthalmic vein or of the cavernous sinus is an unspecific finding that may be secondary to different disorders such as tumours of the skull base or nasopharynx. Sometimes, however, no underlying disorder is found in spite of an extensive clinical and radiological evaluation.[…][]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Abstract Late appearance of a skin rash in Rocky Mountain spotted fever is associated with a high mortality. Our patient's rash appeared 14 days after the onset of illness, during his recovery. In endemic areas one must rely on clinical clues other than rash to raise the suspicion of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.[…][]

  • Meningioma

    By Mayo Clinic staff CLICK TO ENLARGE It isn't clear what causes a meningioma. Doctors know that something alters some cells in your meninges — the membranes that form a protective barrier around your brain and spinal cord — to make them multiply out of control, leading to a meningioma tumor. But whether this[…][]

  • Frontal Sinusitis

    Abstract Acute frontal sinusitis occurred in four patients who required removal of the anterior portion of the middle turbinate to provide adequate intranasal drainage during lacrimal surgery. Three patients with redness and swelling around the wound were initially thought to have wound infection, but localized[…][]

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