Review of orbital exenterations in Korle-Bu teaching hospital.

  title={Review of orbital exenterations in Korle-Bu teaching hospital.},
  author={Edith Mawunyo Ackuaku-Dogbe},
  journal={Ghana medical journal},
  volume={45 2},
BACKGROUND Orbital exenteration (OE) is a disfiguring procedure which typically involves removal of the entire contents of the orbit including the periorbita, appendages, eyelids and, sometimes, a varying amount of surrounding skin and bone. It results in devastating functional, aesthetic and psychological losses. DESIGN This study reports an experience of OE in a Teaching Hospital in Accra Ghana. METHOD The records of all patients who underwent OE between November 2005 and October 2009… CONTINUE READING
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