Infected orbital cyst following exenteration

Adiel Barak, Ami Hirsh, Mordechai Rosner, Nachum Rosen

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An orbital cyst is a rare complication of orbital trauma and exenteration. Infections of such cysts have not been described, and are potentially dangerous unless treated immediately. The authors describe a case of delayed treatment of such an infected cyst, which resolved following surgical drainage. The potentially hazardous outcome makes knowledge of such cases important.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)798-800
Number of pages3
JournalOphthalmic Surgery and Lasers
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1996
Externally publishedYes


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