BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007492
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Silent sinus syndrome: CT and MRI findings

  1. Fadima Kepek
  1. Department of Radiology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, İstanbul, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Ahmet Bas, dr.ahmetbas{at}


A 27-year-old man presented with a chief complaint of right eye enophthalmos. He had no visual symptoms and detailed ophthalmic examination showed a right-sided enophthalmos with hypoglobus, giving a sunken sulcus appearance to the right upper lid. The clinical picture was inferior displacement of orbital floor without recent history of orbital trauma. The patient also had no recent history of sinusitis.

A subsequent CT and MR scan of the orbits …

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