Ocular foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Injury to eye - 2 mths back. Referred for radiograph - to check any metal dense foreign body.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

A small metallic foreign body is noted


non movable foreign body. the lens is intact and no retinal detachment

Case Discussion

A metal density focus is noted in lateral radiograph as well as during ultrasound. Foreign body is not mobile. Few membranes are noted showing 'after movements' . No retinal detachment.

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Case information

rID: 21698
Published: 12th Feb 2013
Last edited: 10th Jan 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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