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Orbital Fractures
Otolaryngology Online journal (2014)
  • Balasubramanian Thiagarajan
Abstract

This article attempts to review the role of Otolaryngologist in managing patients with orbital trauma. There is a high incidence of orbital injury in facio maxillary trauma. Trauma to orbit can be blunt / penetrating in nature. Commonest bony injury to orbit involves the floor and medial wall. Both these walls can be easily accessed by otolaryngologist. It is very important for otolaryngologist to be competent in handling these problems.

Keywords
  • Blow out fracture,
  • fracture medial wall of orbit,
  • fracture lateral wall orbit
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Publication Date
August 18, 2014
Citation Information
Balasubramanian Thiagarajan. "Orbital Fractures" Otolaryngology Online journal Vol. 4 Iss. 3.5 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/drtbalu/89/