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:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training


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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

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