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IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences

A misleading Periorbital Hematoma…..Case Report

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Author Details: Swapan Debbarma

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9615

Print ISSN : 2581-9844

Article First Page : 24

Article End Page : 25


Periorbital ecchymosis or hematoma is due to extravasations or collections of blood into the periorbital skin and the subcutaneous tissues around the eyes. ‘Spectacle hematoma’ ‘raccoon eyes’ or ‘panda sign’ is a distinctive type of periorbital hematoma. A six year old girl brought in the casualty accompanied by her mother with complain of severe cough, left periorbital blackening, running nose, nose block and mild fever for 7 days.

Periorbital hematoma, Spectacle hematoma, Sub-conjunctival hemorrhage

Doi No:-10.18231