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>Journals >Revista Mexicana de Cirugía Bucal y Maxilofacial >Year 2014, Issue 3

García AS, Carrillo RJ, Araoz MV
Management of orbital apex syndrome with steroids. Clinical case report
Rev Mex Cir Bucal Max 2014; 10 (3)

Language: Español
References: 13
Page: 88-92
PDF: 234.79 Kb.

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The syndrome was first reported by Hirschfeld in 1858. Orbital syndrome is defined as a group of signs and symptoms secondary to damage to the nervous structures that emerge at the apex through the cracks orbital top and bottom and the optic foramen. The etiology is varied reported orbital trauma directly on the nerve structures, orbital fracture, presence of foreign bodies, cancer, inflammatory diseases, infection, and vascular, cavernous sinus thrombosis. A male patient valued at Pachuca General Hospital orbital apex syndrome secondary to trauma and presence of foreign body treated with steroids transeptal path is presented.

Key words: Orbital apex syndrome, steroids transeptal path.

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