Displacements of eyeball in orbital blowout fractures.

  title={Displacements of eyeball in orbital blowout fractures.},
  author={K Yab and Shingo Tajima and Sousuke Ohba},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={100 6},
Thirty-two cases of orbital blowout fracture, excluding those of linear fracture with trap-door variety, were selected to study the changes of the eyeball position: posterior displacement or enophthalmos, medial and inferior displacement. Two-millimeter slices of computed tomographic scans were taken, and the eyeball positions were measured with the contralateral eye as a control. Intraorbital edema, if present, at least 10 days after injury had little effect on the position of the eyeball, nor… CONTINUE READING