Corneal foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Truck tyre exploded. Multiple corneal lacerations bilaterally. ? foreign body

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Tiny metallic foreign body in the left lateral cornea adjacent ot the lens. No penetration of the globe. No facial bone fracture or retro-orbital haematoma.

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Case information

rID: 38037
Published: 1st Jul 2015
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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