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Needle decompression of acute orbital emphysema: case report with video

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  • Contributors GC is credited with primary authorship, acquisition of supplemental digital media, final approval. JMJ is credited with insightful analysis and interpretation of case, detailed constructive revision, final approval. JPT is credited with design of procedure, intellectual revision, final approval.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This manuscript is an educational case report and not a clinical trial, thus institutional review board approval is not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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