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OCULOPLASTICS AND PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY UPDATE
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-141

Indirect orbital floor fractures: A meta-analysis


Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA

Correspondence Address:
Vikram D Durairaj
Department of Ophthalmology, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, University of Colorado, Mail Stop Box F731, 1675 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.63076

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Orbit fractures are common in the context of orbital trauma. Fractures of the orbital floor without orbital rim involvement are known as indirect orbital floor fractures, pure internal floor fractures, and orbital blowout fractures. In this paper, we have reported a meta-analysis of orbital floor fractures focusing on indications and timing of surgical repair, outcomes, and complications.


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