Acute Orbital Compartment Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Bryant C Shannon, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Sugalski, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis of orbital compartment syndrome include the following:

  • Direct optic neuropathy from nerve impingement, crush, or transaction
  • Graves orbitopathy
  • Orbital neoplasm
  • Direct injury from surgical dissection
  • Lens dislocation

Differential Diagnoses