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Acute angle closure glaucoma precipitated by orbital pseudotumour.
  1. L. Zborowski-Gutman,
  2. I. Gutman,
  3. V. Chen,
  4. M. Sharir and
  5. G. Findler
  1. Goldschleger Eye Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.


    A 62-year-old woman presented with acute angle closure glaucoma. After a poor response to conventional treatment the presenting signs were re-evaluated and a diagnosis of pseudotumour of the orbit was made. Treatment with oral steroids resolved both the glaucoma and the orbital pseudotumour. The presumed pathogenesis and literature are reviewed.

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