Carotid-cavernous fistula

Background

  • Fistula between carotid and cavernous sinus

Clinical Features

  • Bilateral conjunctival edema and pulsatile exophthalmos (spontaneous in elderly, secondary to trauma in young)

Differential Diagnosis

Bilateral red eyes

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

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Authors:

Ross Donaldson