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Skin: in the whole body, the skin of the eyelids is the thinnest and it becomes thicker over the orbital rims
This syndrome occurred secondary to an iatrogenic microfracture of the superomedial orbital rim.
Each orbit is approximately pyramidal in shape, with its widest point some 15mm behind the orbital rim, and its four wails converging to an apex.
The buckling theory implicates direct trauma to the inferior orbital rim, which causes the floor to buckle.
Computed tomography (CT) detected fractures of his left orbital rim, orbital floor, zygomatic arch, maxilla, and mandible (figure 1, A) in addition to soft-tissue swelling (figure 1, C).
A custom lead shield was molded to the contour of the patient's nasal bridge and orbital rim to secondarily collimate the beam and reduce the scatter to the lacrimal gland and the anterior chamber of the eye.
These approaches provide relatively quick and simple access to the orbital rim and floor.