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Sudden pseudoproptosis
  1. Phillip Moradi1,
  2. Sarah Krishnanandan2,
  3. David Verity3
  1. 1Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Emergency Department, St George's Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3Oculoplastics Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Phillip Moradi, Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London EC1V 2PD, UK; phillip.moradi{at}

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A 52-year-old man with no previous medical history, but a high body mass index (BMI) >34, presented with a sudden onset of a painful, apparently proptosed left eye and decreased left vision (see figure 1). He had rubbed his eye on waking. On examination, there was no relative afferent …

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