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Naffziger's operation

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The orbital decompression operation.

Description

The orbital decompression operation, for severe malignant exophthalmos. The term was coined by J. H. Vogt and A. Torkildsen.

Bibliography

  • J. H. Vogt, A. Torkildsen:
    Primary malignant exophthalmos cured by Naffziger operation (orbital decompression).
    Nordisk Medicin, Stockholm, 1947, 34: 1303-1304.

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