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Sudden onset proptosis: a rare presentation of sinusitis
  1. Louise Good1,
  2. Rosa McNamara1,2,3,
  3. Fergal Cummins2,3
  1. 1 Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
  2. 2 Emergency Department, University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
  3. 3 Retrieval, Emergency and Disaster Medicine Research and Development Unit (REDSPoT), University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rosa McNamara, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland; rosa.mcnamara{at}ul.ie

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A 45-year-old male presented to the emergency department with sudden onset left-sided orbital swelling, ecchymosis and decrease in vision.

Examination revealed left-sided proptosis, a well demarcated blue swelling of his left eye, visual acuity of 6/6 (R) and 6/24 (L), limited eye movements …

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