Supraorbital rim fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Hit in the face with a cricket bat.

Patient Data

Age: 72-year-old
Gender: Male

CT Brain and facial bones

No intra or extra-axial hemorrhage. Left middle frontal gyrus small old infarct. No evidence of acute infarcts. The ventricular system and cisternal spaces appear normal. Inferiorly displaced frontal bone fracture involving the lateral roof of the left orbit. Apart from small left periorbital hematoma, no other relevant abnormalities identified within both orbits. Bilateral comminuted nasal bone fractures and associated soft tissue hematoma and emphysema. No other fractures seen. 

Case Discussion

Supraorbital rim fracture with no signs of injuries to the eye. Bilateral nasal bone fractures.

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Case information

rID: 52583
Published: 13th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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