Orbital blow-out fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

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Car accident

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
CT

CT sinus

Fracture of the floor and medial wall of the right orbit. Air-fluid level at the right maxillary sinus. Evident increase in right periocular soft tissue. No impingement is observed of the ocular muscles.

Case Discussion

This fracture occurs by increasing the pressure of the orbital cavity.

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Case information

rID: 23225
Published: 30th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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