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March 1971

Concomitant Medical Wall Fracture and Blowout Fracture of the Orbit

Author Affiliations

New York; Sayre, Pa; New York
From the Department of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College, New York (Drs. Dodick and Galin); the Department of Radiology, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, Pa (Dr. Littleton); and Department of Radiology, New York Medical College, New York (Dr. Sod). Dr. Dodick is now at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, New York.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;85(3):273-276. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.00990050275003

Medial wall fractures of the orbit should be considered a frequent component of the entity termed blowout fracture. Fracture of the medial wall without fracture of the floor did not occur in this series. Hypocycloidal tomography affords the best radiologic technique for diagnosing orbital fractures.