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Non-infective orbital complications resulting from natural defects of the antral roof. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2359597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Infective complications of paranasal sinus disease presenting within the orbit are not uncommon. They may be facilitated by bony defects of the orbital floor or antral roof which may also allow non-infective complications to occur. These may occur spontaneously or may follow operative procedures upon the antrum and must therefore be borne in mind when performing such procedures. We present representative clinical examples of these non-infective complications.
H B Whittet; J McGlashan; C B Croft
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0301-1569     ISO Abbreviation:  ORL J. Otorhinolaryngol. Relat. Spec.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-31     Completed Date:  1990-07-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0334721     Medline TA:  ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  196-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Edema / etiology*
Hematoma / etiology*
Middle Aged
Orbit / pathology*
Orbital Diseases / etiology*
Postoperative Complications / etiology*

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