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1

What is the most common cause of proptosis in adults?

TAO

2

What condition is associated with "salmon-colored" mass of the conjunctival cul-de-sac?

Lymphoma

3

What condition is associated with vascular congestion over the insertion of the rectus muscles?

TAO

4

What condition is associated with "corkscrew" conjunctival vessels?

AVM

5

What condition is associated with an "S-shaped" eyelid?

NF Type I (plexiform neurofibroma)

6

What condition is associated with black-crusted lesions of the nasopharynx?

Phycomycoses

7

What rectus muscle is most commonly affected by TAO?

Inferior rectus muscle

8

What are the two most common ocular exam findings of TAO?

Lid retraction and upper lid lag on down gaze

9

What condition is associated with tortuous, dilated epibulbar vessels that stop short of the limbus?

Carotid cavernous fistula

10

What are the causes of the 3 types of congenital anophthalmia?

Primary-> failure of optic vesicle to form Secondary--> Anterior neural tube defect. Consecutive -> Secondary degeneration of the optic vesicle

11

What causes congenital microphthalmos with orbital cyst?

Failure of choroidal fissure to close in utero

12

What is craniosynostosis?

Premature closure of one or more sutures of the bones of the skull (results in variety of skeletal deformities)

13

What is the most common cause of preseptal cellulitis in children?

Sinusitis

14

What is the most common type of organism causing preseptal and orbital cellulitis in children?

Gram-positive cocci

15

What is the most common organism of preseptal cellulitis resulting from trauma?

S. aureus

16

What condition is associated with non-septate, large branching hyphae that stain with H&E on biopsy of orbital infection?

Phycomycoses

17

What condition is associated with positive methylamine-silver nitrate stain showing branching hyphae of uniform width on biopsy of orbital infection

Think aspergillosis

18

What is the typical order of surgery in a patient with TAO and proptosis, ptosis, and strabismus?

Orbital decompression, strabismus surgery, then eyelid repair

19

What condition is associated with noncaseating collections of epithelioid histiocytes in a granulomatous pattern?

Sarcoidosis

20

What is the most common site of ocular involvement of sarcoidosis?

Lacrimal gland

21

What is the most common benign orbital tumor of adults?

Cavernous hemangioma (most common in middle-aged women)

22

What is the most common site of capillary hemangiomas?

Superonasal quadrant of the orbit and medial upper eyelid

23

What condition is associated with multiple, grape-like cystic lesions with fluid layering of serum and RBCs seen on MRI of orbital mass?

Lymphangioma

24

What is the treatment of choice of lymphangioma?

Deferment of surgery unless vision is affected

25

What type of AV fistula is associated with trauma?

Carotid cavernous fistula

26

What type of AV fistula is typically seen in older patients with HTN and atherosclerosis?

Dural cavernous fistula

27

What is the most cranial nerve affected by cavernous sinus thrombosis?

CN VI (due to vulnerable location within the middle of the cavernous sinus)

28

What condition is associated with diffuse enlargement of extraocular muscles and enlarged superior ophthalmic vein on CT scan of patient with proptosis and pain?

Dural cavernous fistula

29

What condition is associated with proptosis that increases when patient's head is dependent or after Valsalava maneuver?

Orbital varix

30

What is the primary type of cell associated with a neurofibroma?

Schwann cells