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A young boy present with injury to his eye following hit with tennis ball. he presents with proptosis, chemosis. Most probable diagnosis when ecchymosis present over the fore head (AIIMS Nov 2011)



A Carotid cavernous fistula

B Cavernous sinus thrombosis

C Sphenoid fracture

D Intra carotid fistula

Ans. C Sphenoid Fracture Ref: Textbook of Opthalmology, A.K. khurana 4th edition, Pg 764

1. Ecchymosis over forehead suggest fracture of roof of orbit-sphenoid(lesser wing) involved.

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