Traumatic dislocation of the globe into the ethmoid sinus

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Onaran Z., Şimşek G., KONUK O.

Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.51, no.5, pp.308-312, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2021.47597
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-312
  • Keywords: Globe dislocation, orbital trauma, ethmoid sinus, PARANASAL SINUSES, DISPLACEMENT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


© 2021 by Turkish Ophthalmological Association.Traumatic globe dislocation into the paranasal sinuses is a rare condition. Globe displacement with preserved integrity can result in functional and cosmetic recovery with rapid and appropriate intervention. In this article, we discuss the presentation and treatment of globe dislocation into the ethmoid sinus in a 36-year-old patient who presented to the emergency department with the complaint of vision loss due to a fall.