Ocular foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Shervin Sharifkashani

Presentation

Facial trauma and suddenly decreased left eye visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

Left eye cornea, uveo-scleral layer, and lens tear with penetrated dense foreign body within the inferior nasal uveo-scleral layer and adjacent vitreous body and preseptal and soft tissue swelling are seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT feature of a dense ocular foreign body penetrated within the vitreous body and related uveo-scleral layer. One of the major complications of ocular foreign body is infection and endophthalmitis.

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