Spontaneous subperiosteal orbital hemorrhage

Maxwell D. Elia, David Shield, Michael Kazim, Roman Shinder, Michael Yoon, Timothy J. McCulley, John W. Shore, Daniel Greene, Juan J. Servat, Flora Levin

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Abstract

Subperiosteal orbital hemorrhage typically results from trauma. Spontaneous subperiosteal orbital hemorrhage (SSOH) is rare and has been reported with sudden elevation of cranial venous pressure, bleeding diathesis, and sinusitis. This article presents a series of 9 patients (11 orbits) with SSOH and review the associated systemic conditions. 10 out of 11 orbits (91%) underwent surgical intervention due to advanced orbital signs or poor vision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-335
Number of pages3
JournalOrbit
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013

Keywords

  • Bleeding diathesis
  • Orbital hemorrhage
  • Subperiosteal hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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    Elia, M. D., Shield, D., Kazim, M., Shinder, R., Yoon, M., McCulley, T. J., Shore, J. W., Greene, D., Servat, J. J., & Levin, F. (2013). Spontaneous subperiosteal orbital hemorrhage. Orbit, 32(5), 333-335. https://doi.org/10.3109/01676830.2013.814690