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Multidisciplinary approach to orbital fracture repair
V.V. Costan1, M. Dabija2
“Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, ROMANIA
1Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery II, Neurosurgery
The orbit is a frequent location for fracture occurrence, often in association with other fractures of the facial skeleton. Due to the anatomical situation of the orbit at the crossroads of multiple specialties, including maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology, neurosurgery and otolaryngology, this territory must be managed by multidisciplinary teams for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. This paper focuses on reviewing the main types of orbital fractures, the indication for surgical repair and the contribution of different specialties in the management of various orbital fracture patterns.

Key words: orbit, fracture, multidisciplinary, blow-out, blow-in