Ocular foreign body

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani
Diagnosis certain


Foreign body collision with the left eye decreased the eye's visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

A dense foreign body with metallic artifact penetrated within the left eye posterior superonasal uveo-scleral layer with the layer tear and vitreous hemorrhage and exodeviation of the eye is seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT features of the penetrated metallic foreign body within the ocular globe complicated by uveo-scleral tear and vitreous hemorrhage. The ocular foreign body is an ophthalmology emergency and if complicated by vitreous hemorrhage has a worse outcome.

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