Incomplete fusion of the cranial sutures in the orbital region can lead to evaginations of dural sac with brain tissue. Clinical findings occasionally include pulsating exophthalmos or, in extreme cases, a tumorous protrusion.
Many of these disorders can produce orbital changes. The most common of these diseases include Paget's disease of bone, dysostosis multiplex (Hurler's syndrome), and marble-bone disease of Albers-Schonberg in which compressive optic neuropathy also occurs.
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