TITLE

Clinical features and management of posttraumatic subperiosteal hematoma of the orbit

AUTHOR(S)
Kim, Usha R.; Arora, Vipul; Shah, Akash D.; Solanki, Urvashi
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Jan2011, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traumatic subperiosteal hematoma (SpH) usually presents late, after the initial trauma. It is generally seen in young males. Computed tomography is the best mode of imaging and helps to rule out orbital fracture or associated subdural hematoma. We present the clinical features and management of four patients seen at the orbit clinic with SpH. Management is based on time of presentation, visual acuity and any communicating bleed. The prognosis of traumatic SpH is excellent if treated with an individualized patient approach.
ACCESSION #
56681771

 

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