A Case of Traumatic Optic Neuropathy Due to Lateral Compression
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Ravikumar C
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627011
Rajkamal Pandian D
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627011
Vijay Nivas A
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627011
Mathew Jackson I
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627011
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Keywords

Traumatic optic neuropathy
optic nerve decompression
orbital apex

How to Cite

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C R, D R, A VN, I MJ. A Case of Traumatic Optic Neuropathy Due to Lateral Compression. jbcahs [Internet]. 30Jun.2018 [cited 14Nov.2018];2(2):98. Available from: https://www.jbcahs.org/journal/article/view/100

Abstract

Traumatic optic neuropathy due to injury at the orbital apex is not uncommon. In this case report we present a case of traumatic optic neuropathy due to bony fragment of the lateral wall of the orbit impinging on the optic nerve which was successfully decompressed with open reduction and internal fixation.  

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