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November 1966

The Retraction Syndrome and Trauma

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla
From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1966;76(5):662-663. doi:10.1001/archopht.1966.03850010664006

A case of traumatic medial wall fracture of the orbit with incarceration of orbital contents is presented. There was associated retraction of the globe and narrowing of the palpebral fissure on attempted abduction. The unusual nature of these two signs is discussed.

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