ISSN: 2459 - 1777 | E-ISSN 2587-0394
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2019
Orbital Compartment Syndrome [Beyoglu Eye J]
Beyoglu Eye J. 2019; 4(1): 1-4 | DOI: 10.14744/bej.2018.70288  

Orbital Compartment Syndrome

Burak Turgut1, Feyza Calis Karanfil2, Fatoş Altun Turgut3
1Department of Ophthalmology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey
2Department of Ophthalmology, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Nuclear Medicine, Elazig Training and Research Hospital, Elazig, Turkey

Orbital compartment syndrome (OCS) is a true ophthalmological emergency. It develops as a result of an acute rise in intra-orbital pressure, and if not treated immediately, damage to the optic disc and retina will lead to irreversible vision loss. Thus, immediate diagnosis and management are vital to preserve vision. Presented here is a brief summary of OCS in order to call attention to this condition.

Keywords: Cantholysis, canthotomy, ocular compression, orbital compartment, true emergency.


Burak Turgut, Feyza Calis Karanfil, Fatoş Altun Turgut. Orbital Compartment Syndrome. Beyoglu Eye J. 2019; 4(1): 1-4

Corresponding Author: Feyza Calis Karanfil, Türkiye


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