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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 25(8); 1996 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1996;25(8): 1732-1737.
Exophthalmos in Chronic Epidural Hematoma: Case Report.
Do Heon Kim, Yong Soon Hwang, Eul Je Cho, Jae Gon Moon, Han Kyu Kim, Hwa Dong Lee
1Department of Neurosurgery, Kosin University Medical Center, Pusan, Korea.
2Department of Plastic Surgery, Kosin University Medical Center, Pusan, Korea.
ABSTRACT
A case of chronic epidural hematoma in the left frontal region is presented. The patient presented with a unique neurologic sign, exophthalmos, which was not a result of the injury but of in-growth of granulation tissue of the hematoma capsule into the orbit through the orbital roof defect. The time interval between head injury and the operation was about 25 years. Our case represent the second most longest time interval among the reviewed literatures.
Key Words: Chronic epidural hematoma; Exophthalmos
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