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1. Acute dacryoadenitis

2. Amputation neuroma of the orbit

3. Associated syndromes

 A. Cavernous sinus thrombosis syndrome
 B. Charlin syndrome (nasal nerves syndrome)
 C. Erysipelas
 D. Ophthalmoplegic migraine syndrome
 E. Raeder syndrome (paratrigeminal paralysis)
 F. Tolosa-Hunt syndrome (painful ophthalmoplegia).

4. Break-bone fever (dengue fever)

5. Clostridium perfringens

6. Eye strain from uncorrected errors of refraction

7. Myositis

 A. Collagen diseases
 B. Infectious myositis
 C. Trichinosis

8. Orbital cellulitis or abscess

9. Orbital periostitis because of injury, tuberculosis, syphilis, extension of sinus disease, or other conditions

*10. Pseudotumor or tumor of the orbit-pain infrequently present

11. Retrobulbar neuritis

12. Trauma

13. Tumors of cerebellopontine angle, frequent lesion of seventh nerve

Albert DM, Jakobiec FA. Principles and practice of ophthalmology. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1994: 1881-2095.

Bullen CL, Younge BR. Chronic orbital myositis. Ophthalmology 1982; 89:1749.

Lanzino G, et al. Orbital pain and unruptured carotid-posterior communicating artery aneurysms: the role of sensory fibers of the third cranial nerve. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 1993; 120:7-11.

Roy FR. Ocular syndromes and systemic diseases. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.


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