Ocular cornea foreign body

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani
Diagnosis certain


Collision of an object with the right eye and decreased visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

There is a small dense foreign body with metallic artifacts within the right eye cornea. Thick mucosa in maxillary sinuses and right eye exodeviation are noted.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT feature of a small dense foreign body with metallic artifacts penetrated within the ocular cornea which is a relatively rare occurrence.

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