Mucus Extravasation Into the Orbit During Frontal Sinus Irrigation

Nicholas Andrew, Adnan Pirbhai, David Moffat, Suresh Rajapaksa, Peter Wormald, Michael Reid, Dinesh Selva

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    Abstract

    During minitrephination and irrigation of the frontal sinus, mucus extravasated into the orbit through a defect in the sinus floor. The mucus incited a foreign body reaction and became encapsulated within the orbit necessitating excision via an anterior orbitotomy.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)e29-e31
    Number of pages3
    JournalOphthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Volume29
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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    Andrew, N., Pirbhai, A., Moffat, D., Rajapaksa, S., Wormald, P., Reid, M., & Selva, D. (2013). Mucus Extravasation Into the Orbit During Frontal Sinus Irrigation. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 29(1), e29-e31. https://doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0b013e3182622874