Spontaneous rupture of an intraorbital hydatid cyst. A rare cause of acute visual loss.


OZEK M. , PAMIR M. N. , SAV A.

Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology, vol.13, no.2, pp.135-7, 1993 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Title of Journal : Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-7

Abstract

A very rare cause of acute visual loss due to the spontaneous rupture of an intraorbital hydatid cyst is presented. Acute onset was thought to be due to volume expansion and inflammatory reaction of orbital structures to ruptured cyst fluid.