Orbital morphology in exophthalmos and exorbitism.

  title={Orbital morphology in exophthalmos and exorbitism.},
  author={Bertrand Baujat and Darina Krastinova and Christine A. Bach and François Coquille and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Chabolle},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={542-50; discussion 551-2}
BACKGROUND Exophthalmos is a protrusion of the eyeball due to an increase in orbital contents in a normal bony orbit. Exorbitism is a protrusion of the eyeball due to a decrease in capacity of the orbital container, with a normal orbital content volume such as seen in a congenital form termed nonsyndromic exorbitism. High myopia can enhance proptosis. The… CONTINUE READING