Orbital blow-out fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male
CT

CT Brain

There are fractures disrupting the left orbital floor as well as peri-orbital oedema and emphysema. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the most common orbital fracture: orbital blow-out fracture, which is generally caused by a direct blow to the central orbit from a fist or ball.

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Case information

rID: 39508
Case created: 7th Sep 2015
Last edited: 7th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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