A study of orbital fractures in a tertiary health care center

Sumana J. Kamath, M. M. Kamath, M. M. Kamath, Shobha G. Pai, Jay Chhablani, Somya Chowdary

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A retrospective study of patients with orbital fractures had 48% patients in the age group of 20 - 40 years with male : female ratio of 10:1. Road traffic accidents (71.43%) were the most common cause followed by injury due to fall (20%). Eighty five percent of patients had normal visual acuity at presentation and 65.57% patients had no ocular complaints. Diplopia was present in 14.2% of patients. Of the orbital fractures infraorbital rim was involved in 43.13%, floor in 19.6%, lateral wall in 13.7%, pure blow out in 14.28% and the roof in 2.9%. Important ocular findings were extraocular movements restriction in 9 (10.3%), infraorbital dysaesthesia in 3 (3.4%), enophthalmos in 2, RAPD and globe rupture in 1 patient each. 32 patients underwent surgical management. At the end of 4 months of follow up, 3 had restriction of EOM, 1 patient had vision loss due to globe rupture, 2 had RAPD (optic nerve compression), 1 had lagophthalmos, 1 had exotropia and 1 had atrophic bulbi.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5
JournalOnline Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2007

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Orbital Fractures
Tertiary Care Centers
Delivery of Health Care
Rupture
Enophthalmos
Exotropia
Diplopia
Traffic Accidents
Paresthesia
Optic Nerve
Visual Acuity
Retrospective Studies
Age Groups
Wounds and Injuries

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Kamath, S. J., Kamath, M. M., Kamath, M. M., Pai, S. G., Chhablani, J., & Chowdary, S. (2007). A study of orbital fractures in a tertiary health care center. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 6(1), [5].
Kamath, Sumana J. ; Kamath, M. M. ; Kamath, M. M. ; Pai, Shobha G. ; Chhablani, Jay ; Chowdary, Somya. / A study of orbital fractures in a tertiary health care center. In: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 2007 ; Vol. 6, No. 1.
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A study of orbital fractures in a tertiary health care center. / Kamath, Sumana J.; Kamath, M. M.; Kamath, M. M.; Pai, Shobha G.; Chhablani, Jay; Chowdary, Somya.

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