Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 193–196 | Cite as

Endoscopic Assisted Combined Transantral and Subciliary Approach in Treatment of Orbital Floor Fracture: A Case Report

  • Venkatesh Anehosur
  • K. Harish
Case Report


Management of orbital floor fracture remains the most debated topic in maxillofacial field. There are many approaches to reconstruct orbital floor fractures and restore orbital position and function, but many have the drawback of incomplete visualization, especially of the posterior part of the orbit. Pain, diplopia and enophthalmos are the most common presenting symptoms in patients who sustained orbital blow out fracture. The main aim in treating orbital fracture is to reduce the prolapsed orbital tissue and reconstruct the floor which will improve diplopia and enophthalmos. As minimally invasive surgical techniques are gaining popularity, it is possible to reconstruct the orbital fracture defects using endoscopes. Endoscopic assisted combined transantral and subciliary technique provides better surgical access and outcome in the treatment of orbital floor fracture.


Orbital floor fractures Transantral Subciliary Endoscopy Enophthalmos 



We would like to thank Dr. Niranjan Kumar, Director; SDM Craniofacial Unit and Dr. Srinath Thakur, Principal; SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital for their support, encouragement and facilities provided.


Authors would like to declare there is no funding from institution or commercial company with regard to this case report.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Ethical Clearance

The manuscript and case report was cleared for publication from institutional review board.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, SDM Craniofacial Surgery and Research CentreSDM College of Dental Sciences and HospitalSattur, DharwadIndia

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