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14 June 2024: Articles

Morbihan Disease: A Rare Case of Periorbital Bilateral Edema with Histopathological Findings of Chronic Inflammation and Demodex Localization

Unknown etiology, Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents

Alessandra Di Maria A , Filippo Confalonieri A , Gianmaria Barone A , Sofia Manara D , Vanessa Ferraro A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.943421

Am J Case Rep 2024; 25:e943421

Figure 1. (A) Patient’s photograph dated from approximately 3 years earlier. The predominantly unilateral edema collected in the lower portion of the periorbital region is evident. (B) Photograph taken 1 year later, in which the edema is now clearly bilateral, even if asymmetric, and appears to have worsened. The skin overlying the region seemed hardened, with a slight reddish discoloration.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923