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2022 Mar

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep


Carotid cavernous fistula secondary to ruptured carotid cavernous aneurysm causing orbital compartment syndrome.



To report the rare presentation of orbital compartment syndrome secondary to formation of carotid cavernous fistula in the absence of trauma or surgery and demonstrate the role of emergent canthotomy/cantholysis as a vision saving procedure.