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‘White-eyed’ blowout fracture in children
  1. Jonathan S Foulds1,
  2. Sean Laverick2,
  3. Caroline J MacEwen1
  1. 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
  2. 2 Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jonathan S Foulds, Department of Ophthalmology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK; j.foulds{at}

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A 5-year-old boy presented to the Emergency Department with diplopia, nausea and vomiting following a head injury at home. There were no signs of trauma, and the external appearances of the eyes were normal (figure 1A). A CT scan of the orbits demonstrated entrapment of the right …

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