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Orbital pneumatocele

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Air in the orbit is usually a result of trauma to the orbit but here we report a case of spontaneously occurring orbital Pneumatocele which followed about of sneezing and clearing of nose. The rare site communication at frontoethmoid junction is highlighted with relevant review of literature.

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Correspondence to Surinder K. Singhai or Arjun Dass or G. B. Singh or Raman Deep Singh Virk.

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Singhai, S.K., Dass, A., Singh, G.B. et al. Orbital pneumatocele. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 55, 292–293 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02992444

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  • Orbital Pneumatocele
  • orbital emphysema