Classifications and Theories of Orbital Fractures: A Review of Literature

  • Neha Chodankar Goa Dental College and Hospital, Bambolim Goa
  • Vikas Dhupar MDS, Senior Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Goa Dental College and Hospital, Bambolim Goa- 403202
  • Vathsalya Vijay MS, Consultant Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Goa Medical College and Hospital
Keywords: orbital fractures, classifications, blowout fractures,, theories of orbital fractures,


Orbital fractures occur in isolation or may even be associated with other maxillofacial injuries. The classifications of these fractures are dispersed in literature and an encompassing review of classifications is unavailable. The authors thus attempt to comprehensively review the classifications of orbital fractures while also reviewing the historical background and etiologic theories of the same.


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DOI: 10.26838/MEDRECH.2023.10.4.705
Published: 2023-09-06
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Chodankar N, Dhupar V, Vijay V. Classifications and Theories of Orbital Fractures: A Review of Literature. Med. res. chronicles [Internet]. 2023Sep.6 [cited 2024Jun.20];10(4):248-60. Available from:
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