Transcaruncular approach to blowout fractures of the medial orbital wall.

Joo yeon Oh, Sang hoon Rah, Yoon hee Kim

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Abstract

Transcutaneous and transconjunctival approaches are still frequently used to repair orbital wall fractures. However, medial orbital wall fracture remains a challenging area for plastic surgeons due to technical difficulties and postoperative scars. The transcaruncular approach is described and we present our experience with this approach to access the medial orbital wall in 10 patients with blowout fracture in the medial orbital region. All patients were corrected satisfactorily without cutaneous scar. The transcaruncular approach is a useful technique to repair medial orbital wall fractures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-54
Number of pages5
JournalKorean journal of ophthalmology : KJO
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2003
Externally publishedYes

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