The Real Ophthalmologic Emergency: Orbital Compartment Syndrome and its Management
Çağatay ÇağlarDepartment Of Ophthalmology, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Retrobulbar haemorrhage is a rare ophthalmic emergency observed following blunt eye trauma. Orbital compartman syndrome (OCS) may be due to a traumatic excessive retrobulbar hemorrhage. Early diagnosis and immediate lateral canthotomy/cantholysis must be performed to save the vision of the affected eye. Medical treatment can be considered in addition to surgical therapy. In this case report, we aimed to present a patient with orbital compartman syndrome and its management.