82. Eye Pain and Facial Swelling

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD4,5,6,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD4,7,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE8,9 and
  4. William J. Brady MD10,11,12
  1. Adam K. Rowden DO1,2 and
  2. Chris S. Bergstrom MD, OD3

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch82

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rowden, A. K. and Bergstrom, C. S. (2011) Eye Pain and Facial Swelling, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch82

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 5

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 6

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 7

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 8

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 9

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 10

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 11

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 12

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Toxicology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 82, eye pain - and facial swelling;
  • 25-year-old, previously healthy female - with complaints, of eye pain for 3 days;
  • denial of associated fever or chills - and no change in vision;
  • denial of nasal discharge - or sinus pressure;
  • patient, noting redness of eyelid - swelling, becoming more painful;
  • physical examination, of eye lid - and soft tissue, warm and swollen;
  • extraocular movements, intact - visual acuity normal, pupillary reflex intact;
  • vital signs, normal - patient being afebrile;
  • next correct step in management