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A woman with peri-orbital emphysema
  1. Pieter Joosse,
  2. E Philip Steller
  1. Department of Surgery, Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Jan Tooropstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Pieter Joosse, Department of Surgery, Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Jan Tooropstraat 164, Amsterdam 1061 AE, The Netherlands; p.joosse{at}

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An 82-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a facial injury after a fall. On physical examination, a peri-orbital haematoma was found with a superficial laceration to the left eyebrow. There was no fracture …

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