Author | Thomas J. Zuber, MD, MPH, MBA

Articles

Do You Recognize These Disorders?

December 31, 2006

An 18-month-old girl presents with a mass in the lateralupper right orbital area (lateral brow). The lesion can bepalpated beneath the eyelid just inside the lateral aspect ofthe orbital rim. The lesion does not appear to interferewith the girl’s vision. The extraocular movements all appearnormal and, grossly, the child appears to visualizenormally with her right eye. CT reveals a well-circumscribed,cystic mass without bony involvement or deep intracranialextension.

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Signpost of Underlying Disease

April 01, 2006

Pyoderma gangrenosum is frequentlyassociated with systemic diseases,such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’sdisease (Table). The occurrence of theskin ulcers does not necessarily correlatewith the activity of the underlyingdisorder.