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[Surgical decompression of the orbit in a case of post-traumatic retrobulbar hematoma]

M Kmera-Muszyńska, M Ulińska
Klinika Oczna 1996, 98 (3): 229-31
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The authors present a case of 34-years-old man with retrobulbar hematoma caused by blunt injury accompanied by partial palsy of the oculomotor nerve and ischemia of the optic nerve and retina. Fractures of the orbit were excluded using computer tomography. Surgical decompression of the orbit was performed. The authors obtained quick and marked improvement with normal visual acuity and limitation of adduction.

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