J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2020; 81(04): 385-408
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1713941
Surgical Approaches to the Orbit
Review Article

Surgical Approaches to the Orbit: A Neurosurgical Perspective

Zeid Abussuud
1  Department of Neurosurgery (Honorary), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Shahzada Ahmed
2  Department of ENT, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom
Alessandro Paluzzi
3  Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Orbital pathologies can be complex to manage surgically. In this article, we describe some of the most common and relevant approaches to orbital tumours. For each approach we describe the appropriate indications, surgical technique, potential complications, and illustrate a case example.

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Publication Date:
09 September 2020 (online)

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