Medial orbital fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Facial trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

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CT

Facial Bone CT

There is right intraorbital gas and a trace of right ethmoid air cell haemorrhage adjacent to a subtle fracture of the medial orbital wall. 

Case Discussion

This case of right medial orbital wall fracture emphasises how by detecting gas outside of the paranasal sinuses and haemorrhage within the paranasal sinuses you can often track down even the most tiny facial fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 32400
Case created: 25th Nov 2014
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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