• Sudden unilateral proptosis occurred in a patient with a history of chronic sinusitis. The radiologic description of chronic sinusitis associated with the computerized tomography scan picture of a retro-orbital mass justified surgical exploration and evacuation of a hematoma. The proximity of the orbital cavity and the sinuses, plus their common venous drainage system, can account for this disease.
(Arch Otolaryngol 106:442-443, 1980)
Leopold DA, Kellman RM, Gould LV. Retro-orbital Hematoma and Proptosis Associated With Chronic Sinus Disease. Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(7):442–443. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790310066018
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