Orbital foreign body (bullet)

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


History of air gun injury in right eye.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

Bullet is noted in the right orbital apex. 

No bony fracture. No hematoma formation. 

The anterior and posterior chambers are intact.

Case Discussion

An interesting case, air gun bullet is noted in the right orbital apex. No gross abnormality is noted in the anterior and posterior eye chambers, nor in the orbital muscle cone. 

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Case information

rID: 53893
Published: 1st Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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