Respiratory epithelial ingrowth and hemorrhage as late complications of orbital floor fracture repair with silicone sheet implant

David F. Jones, Matthew Wilson

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Abstract

The authors present a unique case of rapidly progressive proptosis in a woman 23 years after repair of an orbital floor fracture. Clinical studies, surgical exploration, and pathology revealed a hemorrhagic cyst lined with respiratory epithelium surrounding her previously placed silicone implant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-499
Number of pages2
JournalOphthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume24
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

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Orbital Fractures
Respiratory Mucosa
Surgical Pathology
Exophthalmos
Silicones
Cysts
Hemorrhage
Clinical Studies

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

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