Orbital emphysema

Case contributed by Brendon Friesen
Diagnosis certain

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Left orbital emphysema ("black eyebrow sign")


Left orbital emphysema secondary to fracture of lamina papyracea

Case Discussion

Left orbital emphysema (black eyebrow sign on plain film) - secondary to fracture lamina papyracea.

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