Diplopia secondary to endoscopic sinus surgery

Hyun Jun Kim, Chang Hoon Kim, Min Soo Song, Joo Heon Yoon

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Objective - Diplopia after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is rare but very serious. In this study, we investigated the characteristics, prognosis and treatment of diplopia occurring after ESS. Material and Methods - A retrospective analysis was carried out to investigate three patients with diplopia after ESS referred to us from other hospitals. Results - In one case, an improvement in ocular motility was seen after surgical treatment. In the other cases, no improvement was observed, despite surgical treatment. Conclusion - In order to prevent diplopia after ESS, the surgeon must possess a complete anatomical knowledge obtained by means of cadaveric dissection, the ability to carefully read preoperative CT scans and the necessary surgical experience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1237-1239
Number of pages3
JournalActa Oto-Laryngologica
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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