Ocular foreign body

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani


Facial trauma and decreased left eye visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

 A Penetrated small dense foreign body within left eye cornea at nasal side and preseptal and lacrimal gland soft tissue swelling are seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT feature of the ocular cornea foreign body. One of the major complications of the ocular foreign body is infection and the case is considered an ophthalmology emergency.

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