Dehiscent floor of orbit

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Headache; Nasal discharge. Clinically sinusitis.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Dehiscent left orbital floor with herniation of fat into it. Mucosal thickening is seen in left maxillary sinus. Right inferior turbinate hypertrophy.

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of a dehiscient inferomedial floor of the left orbit, with protrusion of intraorbital fat. This is in the region of a Haller cell.

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Case information

rID: 4900
Published: 31st Oct 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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