Cerebrospinal fluid leaks complicating orbital or oculoplastic surgery.

  title={Cerebrospinal fluid leaks complicating orbital or oculoplastic surgery.},
  author={Jaime Badilla and Peter J. Dolman},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={125 12},
OBJECTIVES To report cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage as an unusual complication following orbital or oculoplastic procedures and to describe its diagnosis and management. METHODS Retrospective case review. RESULTS Three cases of CSF leaks are described in patients following orbital or oculoplastic procedures. Two patients developed CSF leaks after orbital decompression surgery for compressive optic neuropathy and 1 patient had a CSF leak following endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy. In the… CONTINUE READING