Face radiograph o...
Face radiograph of the skull showing air density around the left superior orbital margin, suggestive of orbital emphysema. Check out the right superior orbital margin. This radiograph it is not a Waters view but appears a mucosal thickening of the left maxillary sinus and a air-fluid level.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Orbital emphysema is a benign self limiting condition and typically results from forceful entry of air into the orbital soft tissue spaces follow...”

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  • Orbital emphysema - “ Orbital emphysema is the presence of gas within the orbital soft tissues. It is usually due to orbital fractures communicating with the paranasal ...”
  • Black eyebrow sign - “ Black eyebrow sign is the description given on plain facial radiographs to intra-orbital air 1. Air rises into the most superior aspect of the or...”

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