World J Blood | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Orbital Compression Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease

Riham Salim Alhenaki* and Ali Omari

King Abdulaziz Medical City, Saudi Arabia

*Correspondance to: Riham Salim Alhenaki 

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Background: Cases of orbital compression syndrome are exceptionally reported in sickle cell disease patients. The Orbital involvement in sickle cell disease is rare but it considered one of the rare complications.
Case Presentation: Here we report a 12-year-old Saudi boy known to have sickle cell anemia developed orbital compression syndrome.
Conclusion: OCS should be considered in the differential diagnosis in any with SCD present with proptosis, decreased extraocular motility, eyelid edema, and optic neuropathy, early intervention and recognition can save their vision.



Alhenaki RS, Omari A. Orbital Compression Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease. Remed Open Access. 2020;4:1088..

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