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Orbital inflammation caused by bisphosphonates case report and literature review


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Author Details : Gonzalez Barlatay Joaquin Miguel, Ortiz-Basso Tomas, Hernandez Gauna Guillermo, Vigo Rodolfo Luis, P

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 148-151


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Abstract

Bisphosphonates are drugs broadly disseminated and frequently used in clinical practice. Ocular adverse effects are already known and orbital inflammation outstands as one of the most severe. It is clinically evident by palpebral edema, conjunctival congestion, chemosis, ocular motility impairment, pain, diplopia, and blurred vision. It can affect both eyes and be accompanied by anterior uveitis. Timely treatment is vital to expect a favorable outcome. Systemic corticosteroids are the treatment of choice. We present the case of a patient whose inflammation improved after treatment with oral doses of diclofenac

How to cite : Miguel G B J, Tomas O, Guillermo H G, Luis V R, P, Orbital inflammation caused by bisphosphonates case report and literature review. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2016;2(2):148-151

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