Mucus Extravasation Into the Orbit During Frontal Sinus Irrigation Academic Article uri icon

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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.

authors

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

publication date

  • 2013

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