Acute Subperiosteal Hematoma of the Orbit with Visual Impairment: An Unconventional Presentation.

@article{Maithani2016AcuteSH,
  title={Acute Subperiosteal Hematoma of the Orbit with Visual Impairment: An Unconventional Presentation.},
  author={Tripti Maithani and Virendar Pal Singh and Apporva Pandey},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={14 53},
  pages={84-86}
}
Acute subperiosteal hematoma of orbit is a rare condition and its presentation with rapid severe diminution of vision is even rarest. Urgent intervention is required for these patients presenting with visual compromise. Needle aspiration is safe and simple procedure for management of such hematoma provided the patient presents early and does not have any associated complications. We present one such rare case highlighting the importance of timely diagnosis and urgent management to overcome… CONTINUE READING