Home About us Current issue Ahead of Print Back issues Submission Instructions Advertise Contact Login   

Search Article 
Advanced search 
Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
Users online: 3026 Home Bookmark this page Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font size Increase font size 

CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 1998  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-32
Clinical Approach to Ophthalmoplegia in Renal Transplant Recipients Differential Diagnosis and Case Illustration

Department of Neurosciences, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Saeed A Bohlega
Department of Neuroscience, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211
Saudi Arabia
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 18408279

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

A 57 year-old man presented six months after undergoing renal transplantation with the orbital apex syndrome comprising of retro-orbital pain, visual loss and complete ophthalmoplegia. Pathological examination from the granulomatous-like mass in the apex of the right orbit showed branching hyphae with the characteristic appearance of aspergillus. The differential diagnosis of such a lesion in an immunocompromised patient is discussed.

Print this article  Email this article

  Similar in PUBMED
    Search Pubmed for
    Search in Google Scholar for
  Related articles
   Citation Manager
  Access Statistics
   Reader Comments
   Email Alert *
   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded234    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal