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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Orbital Compartment Syndrome

REBEL Core Cast 42.0 - By Anand Swaminathan - October 14, 2020
"Take Home Points
  • Trauma resulting in a retrobulbar hemorrhage can lead to orbital compartment syndrome which is a vision threatening injury
  • Diagnosis is made clinically based on the presence of an afferent pupillary defect, vision loss and an intraocular pressure > 40 mm Hg
  • Treatment is with a lateral canthotomy – a simple but mentally daunting procedure"
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