Chapter

Orbit

Claire Daniel, Venki Sundaram and Jimmy Uddin

in Training in Ophthalmology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199237593
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753244 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199237593.003.0010

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Orbit

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter begins by discussing orbital anatomy and orbital history and examination, before covering the key clinical knowledge, namely orbital infections, orbital inflammatory disease, orbital vascular malformations, orbital tumours, thyroid eye disease, orbital fractures and trauma, and orbital surgery. The chapter concludes with five case-based discussions, on childhood proptosis, non-axial proptosis, traumatic proptosis, orbital pain, and diplopia following trauma.

Chapter.  9709 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ophthalmology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.