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Intraventricular Silicone Oil: An Imitator

Ajit K Reddy, Manjunath Narayanappa, Anil K Shukla, Annitha E Jayamohan

Citation Information : Reddy A K, Narayanappa M, Shukla AK, Jayamohan AE. Intraventricular Silicone Oil: An Imitator. J Med Sci 2016; 2 (3):48-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-0036

Published Online: 01-09-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Introduction

Silicone oils are used in vitreoretinal surgery and it helps in maintaining the shape and fullness of the orbital globe. Rarely, they may get leaked from the orbit and may track to the brain in cerebrospinal fluid spaces like cisterns, ventricles. This can be documented by computed tomography with hyperdense oil. We are presenting a very rare case of the orbital silicon oil seepage into the ventricle.

We report the role of multidetector computed tomography to see silicone oil migrating from orbits to the brain. Not many cases are reported in the literature.

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Reddy AK, Narayanappa M, Shukla AK, Jayamohan AE. Intraventricular Silicone Oil: An Imitator. J Med Sci 2016;2(3):48-49.


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