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Actinomycosis of the orbit.
  1. T J Sullivan,
  2. G W Aylward and
  3. J E Wright
  1. Orbital Clinic, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.


    Actinomycosis is a very rare cause of orbital abscess usually attributable to direct spread from adjacent structures. A case of actinomycosis of the orbit is presented, which was treated as orbital pseudotumour for 3 months before progression of signs and symptoms, despite high dose steroids, led to the diagnosis being reconsidered.

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