alexa Blunt Ocular Trauma - A Rare Cause of Carotico-Cavernou
ISSN: 2168-9784

Journal of Medical Diagnostic Methods
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Blunt Ocular Trauma - A Rare Cause of Carotico-Cavernous Fistula

Rajul Rastogi*, Asif Majid Wani, Pawan Joon, Yuktika Gupta, Shourya Sharma, Pankaj Kumar Das and Vijai Pratap Singh

Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College and Research Center, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Corresponding Author:
Rajul Rastogi
MD Radiodiagnosis, ADND, MIMSA, FIMSA, FICRI,
Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College and Research Center, Moradabad - 244001, U.P, India
Tel:
919319942162
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: Jun 29, 2016; Accepted Date: Jul 25, 2016; Published Date: Aug 3, 2016

Citation: Rastogi R, Wani AM, Joon P, Gupta Y, Sharma S, et al. (2016) Blunt Ocular Trauma - A Rare Cause of Carotico-Cavernous Fistula. J Med Diagn Meth 5:221. doi: 10.4172/2168-9784.1000221

Copyright: © 2016 Rajul R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Carotico-cavernous fistula (CCF) is a rare entity referring to abnormal communication between cavernous sinus and carotid arterial system (either internal or external or both) directly or through their branches. Though majority of cases have been reported secondary to head trauma yet spontaneous cases have also been described. We present an interesting case of CCF that developed secondary to blunt ocular trauma not yet described in the medical literature.

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