Pulsating unilateral exophthalmos due to traumatic aneurysm of the intraorbital ophthalmic artery. Case report

Journal of Neurosurgery

Volume 3 - Number

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Abstract:

A case of pulsating unilateral exophthalmos is presented. It was caused by a traumatic aneurysm of the intraorbital ophthalmic artery, secondary to missile injury. Evolution of the aneurysm was observed clinically, by angiography, and by computerized tomography. The differential diagnosis of pulsating exophthalmos and the pathogenesis of such aneurysms are briefly discussed.