Description and evaluation of post-operative orbital hematomas after surgical orbital procedures

Aim: Describe and evaluate the incidence of orbital haematomas following a surgical orbital procedures.

Method: Clinical presentation, treatment and outcome were collected after 280 orbital surgical procedures.

Results: Three cases of post-operative hematomas were observed as follows: 2 following an orbital fractures and 1 following an orbital osteotomy. Orbital drainage was successfully performed and visual recovery occured in all cases.

Conclusion: Post-operative orbital hematomas are rare complications. Surgical drainage must be undertaken as soon as possible after the diagnosis has been done.

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Jan 21, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Description and evaluation of post-operative orbital hematomas after surgical orbital procedures
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