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In which of the following condition pulsating exophthalmos is not seen: (AIIMS May 2012)



A Orbital varices
B Carotico-Cavernous

C Neurofibromatosis
D Blowout fracture of roof

Ans. A Orbital varices

Pulsating exophthalmos is due to arteriovenousQ malformation in which communication takes place between the internal carotid artery and cavernous sinus. It also occurs in neurofibromatosis type I where these is a roof defect/ sphenoid wing dysplasia. In meningoencephalocele, there is orbital roof defect and there is transmitted brain pulsations.

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