TITLE

An unusual case of penetrating ocular trauma with metallic spoon

AUTHOR(S)
Bhaduri, Gautam; Chattopadhyay, Soumya Swarup; Ghosh, Rudra Prasad; Saurabh, Kumar; Goyal, Mukesh
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Jun2010, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p330
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ocular trauma is an important cause of vision loss. The agents incriminated in such injuries are diverse. We present a case of ocular trauma with a metallic spoon causing deep laceration of lid and temple region with sclerocorneal laceration. After assessment of the general condition and stabilization of the systemic parameters the operative procedure was undertaken on elective basis. Though the final visual outcome was not rewarding due to the severity of the injury, any potential hemostatic catastrophe was averted.
ACCESSION #
51699639

 

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