Orbital Hydatid Cyst: An Easier and Safer Removal Through Anterior Orbitotomy Approach
Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal,
2016, Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 385-388
Hydatid Cyst of the Orbit is a rare manifestation even in endemic areas. It presents as a silent proptosis with or without visual function impairment. Many surgical procedures have been implemented for cyst removal including transcranial, lateral orbitotomy, tansmaxillary sinus, rhinotomy, and anterior orbitotomy. Post-operative complications endangering visual function and locally were reported with some of these approaches.
A new simple, easy, and quick procedure was improvised with no significant complications. The procedure is described in details.
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