|Year : 1999 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 65--7
CSF orbitorrhoea with tension pneumocephalus.
TN Rao, AK Purohit, Dilnawaz, TV Murthy, I Dinakar
Department of Neurosurgery, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences Panjagutta, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500482, India., India
A seventy eight year old man sustained penetrating injury to right orbit about 15 years ago. Later he developed right orbital infection leading to phthisis bulbi. Two months before admission he developed CSF leak from the right orbit, tension pneumocephalous and meningitis. A rare case of CSF orbitorrhoea is reported here along with the discussion on mechanisms and management.
T N Rao
Department of Neurosurgery, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences Panjagutta, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500482, India.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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