Orbital mycobacterial infection: a case report
Keywords:Orbit, Tuberculosis, ocular
A 69-year-old Chinese man presented with proptosis was found to suffer from orbital mycobacterial infection. As acid-fast bacilli were identified from orbital excisional biopsy, the patient was treated with an anti-tuberculous regimen. He responded well and was asymptomatic at 13-month follow-up. This case is documented for its rarity.
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