Auto-enucleation

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Modality: CT

Case Discussion

Female who presented to the ED after auto-enucleation. That is right… she pulled her own eye out!!! According to ophthalmology, that is no easy feat. A lot of force is required. 

Auto-enucleation is form of self-injury. 

Why couldn’t she just cut herself like the rest of us do?

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Case Information

rID: 10168
Case created: 17th Jul 2010
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tags: orbit, eye
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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