Otolaryngology Online Journal

- Otolaryngology Online Journal (2014) Volume 4, Issue 3

Subperiosteal Hematoma of orbit an interesting case report and review of literature

Subperiosteal Hematoma orbit is an uncommon disorder which may occur following injury to orbit. Ofcourse there are other causes that cause this condition as well. This condition has been reported in young adults. This case report discusses a patient who developed subperiosteal hematoma following trivial injury to orbit. Since this condition had occurred following trivial injury to orbit diagnosis was not made pre operatively. It was discovered only on the table. A high index of suspicion and an accurate history is necessary to identify this condition. This case is being reported not only for its rarity but also to stress the importance of eliciting accurate history.

Author(s): Balasubramanian Thiagarajan

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