Acute retrobulbar haemorrhage: an ophthalmic emergency

Kam Chuen Shek, Kin Lai Chung, Chak Wah Kam, Hon Hung Yau
Emergency Medicine Australasia: EMA 2006, 18 (3): 299-301
Acute retrobulbar haemorrhage is a rare complication of blunt eye trauma. It can be sight-threatening but is reversible when recognized and treated promptly. We presented a case of acute retrobulbar haemorrhage with profound reduction of vision. Emergency surgical decompression was performed to preserve the vision. Clinical features and management are discussed.

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