Cavernous is the name of the hollow sinus situated beside the eyeballs in the orbit. Eyes and orbital contents are a complex set of body parts with varying degrees of function. Cavernous hemangioma is a term used to define the formation of non-cancerous lesions or masses in the capillaries connecting the arteries and veins. These small blood vessels are responsible to carry blood to the brain.
Most of these lesions are not going to cause any harm. Therefore, in most cases, surgical intervention is not often required. Cavernous hemangioma in the orbital area is generally a common kind of occurrence of all benign formations in patients. Several conditions affect the severity of the lesion in orbital contents. In most cases, these are harmless. However, when they become significant in size, these lesions can cause a variety of symptoms and problems to the orbit area.
The most common effect of the problem is the fact that increased muscle mass in the orbital cavity might cause the eyeball to protrude towards the outside. This condition can cause aesthetic as well as functional distort for a patient. Mostly these vascular malformations are found in the middle ages of the patients. Also, majorly women are known to get more affected by cavernous hemangioma in India.
Cavernous hemangioma symptoms might include various kinds of symptoms based on age and other factors. An increase in the muscle mass inside the orbit might cause a volume increase of the contents of the orbit area. Here are the symptoms including cavernous hemangioma signs:
Vascular malformation like cavernous hemangiomas requires specific imaging for its diagnosis. Cavernous lesions are not properly visible on the imaging process called an angiogram. These lesions grow at a very slow rate, and an angiogram requires blood flow to be optimum to diagnose a cavernous malformation or hemangioma. Our expert cosmetic surgeon in Mumbai would make sure to connect with the patient to get the diagnosis done in time.
Our top plastic surgeons would ensure a thorough review of the detailed history of the patient is done when diagnosing a patient for cavernous hemangioma. Defects in the eye or vision can be a significant aftereffect of the lesion in the orbital contents. Therefore, vision evaluation including near-far sight, color identification, etc is done for the assessment. These tests might be a primary indicator of compression inside the orbital contents. After the physical examination of the orbital defects, a doctor at The Esthetic Clinics would ensure the clinical testing confirms their findings.
MRIs and CT scans along with ultrasonography are the tools used for diagnosis of the cavernous hemangioma in patients. Orbit echo is an ultrasound imaging procedure that studies the blood vessels of the orbital area. Magnetic imaging or MRI is considered the most accurate approach to make cavernous hemangioma diagnosis in India because of the echo sequence of the test. Tonometry or the orbital fluid pressure measuring device can diagnose the eye pressure of a patient.
Patients are advised to visit a clinic nearby or consult with The Esthetic Clinics in Mumbai if they experience sudden and prominent seizures and headaches. Sudden onset of any symptoms often means there is a medical emergency related to the tumor formation of the orbital cavity. In some cases, there can be further complications along with the orbit lesion such as cerebral cavernous lesions or malformations. In such cases, it is crucial to consult a neurosurgeon as well.
Till the time these lesions are not impacting the health and wellbeing of the orbital contents, having an eye lesion can impact the overall functioning of the orbit. Our expert cosmetic surgeons at The Esthetic Clinics are well experienced in suggesting the best solution for the problem. The lesion may be causing significant symptoms and altercation when growing behind the eyeball. The slow growth might make the symptoms appear ignorable. However, timely diagnosis and treatment can help patients reduce chances of decreasing eyesight. Following is the process of the possible cavernous hemangioma treatments based on the various factors and lesion types:
Asymptomatic occurrence of a lesion in the orbital content should be checked for clinical approach. MRI should be checked annually, especially for the first two years for an MRI test-scan. Followed by getting one every 5 years to identify the condition of the lesion. A timely diagnosis can help the patient to start the anticonvulsant medication to guard against the possible case of haemorrhage or blood clotting. Our top cosmetic surgeon would ensure the testing is done thoroughly at our clinics in Mumbai.
Tumors or lesions with symptoms can cause serious problems along with being a health hazard to the orbital contents and vision of a patient. Our top plastic surgeon would ask the patient to discuss the possible risks and complications of the cavernous hemangiomas. Doctors at The Esthetic Clinics in Mumbai might suggest a surgical route to fix the condition in the following cases:
The patient should know what are their options before deciding to go through the surgical procedure. Cavernous hemangioma often does not require intervention, therefore due diligence and open consultation with the doctors is a must before cavernous hemangioma surgery in India. There may be cases where the impact of the orbital lesion spread towards the face and surrounding orbital content.
Neurosurgical consultation at clinics in Mumbai can help patients discuss the possible impact of the lesion in such conditions. Cavernous hemangioma is often a painless tumor that may occur inside the orbital cavity of a patient. These lesions vary based on their size and other deciding factors like, what is the size, their location, their impact on the functioning of the eye, etc. Our expert cosmetic surgeons are well trained and have expertise in the field of cavernous hemangioma in India.
Dr. Debraj Shome and his team have a keen interest in the field of orbital surgeries and procedures. Therefore, their extensive research and list of cavernous hemangioma patients are significantly longer. Dr. Debraj Shome has an excellent track record of performing successful orbital surgical works at The Esthetic Clinics in India.
Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.