Clinical Case Notes
Frontal sinus pneumocoele: a rare cause of orbital emphysema
Article first published online: 8 NOV 2007
Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
Volume 35, Issue 8, pages 772–773, November 2007
How to Cite
Muthiah, M. N., Day, A. C., Singh, R. P., Malik, N., Adams, M. E. and Olver, J. M. (2007), Clinical Case Notes. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 35: 772–773. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2007.01584.x
- Issue published online: 8 NOV 2007
- Article first published online: 8 NOV 2007
- Received 14 January 2007; accepted 5 July 2007.
- orbital emphysema;
Sudden onset nonaxial proptosis and diplopia is alarming and orbital haemorrhage or a rapidly expanding orbital tumour should be excluded. We present a case of a young man aged 15 years who attended the Accident and Emergency Department with a 6-h history of sudden onset proptosis and diplopia in whom the aetiology was orbital emphysema.