Orbital foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

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History of gun shot injury

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
CT

A metallic density (3000 HU) foreign body in the right orbital apex.

Beam hardening artefact fro the foreign body obscuring the surrounding bony structures.

No abnormal collection/hematoma in the orbital cavity or intracranial fossa.

The shape of right globe is normal. The lens is intact.

No gross hematoma in the retrobulbar space.

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Case information

rID: 70352
Published: 14th Aug 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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