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