Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Orbit and optic nerve: inflammatory processes of orbit. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeorbitinflammatory.html. Accessed August 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
- Usually secondary inflammation due to lesions in adjacent structures
- Granulomas are rare - caused by tuberculosis, fungi, sarcoidosis, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) (multiple confluent granulomas, vasculitis with thrombosis, tissue necrosis)