Perhaps I am missing something in the photo essay by Drs Alexandrakis et al,1 who claim that theirs is the first report of spontaneous globe luxation.
Sir Stewart Duke-Elder reported several such cases in his book System of Ophthalmology2 (Figures 133-136).
McCoy CT. First Report of Spontaneous Globe Luxation. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(9):1266. doi: