Superior Ophthalmic Vein Thrombosis Developed after Orbital Cellulitis

CUMURCU T. , DEMİREL S. , Keser S., Bulut T., Cavdar M., Dogan M., ...Daha Fazla

SEMINARS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.28, ss.58-60, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/08820538.2012.736007
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.58-60


A 65-year-old female patient presented with eye pain, swelling and blurred vision in the left eye. Routine biochemistry and microbiological analyzes were conducted. Orbital tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, and cerebral angiography were performed. Orbital cellulitis due to a complication of ethmoidal sinusitis was diagnosed with thrombosis of the SOV in the patient. Systemic broad-spectrum antibiotic and anticoagulant therapy was started on the patient. The patient's symptoms were recorded at the end of two weeks of the treatment.