Penetrating injury to the globe

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Sudden loss of vision whilst participating in archery. Arrow disrupted.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Defect in the infero-medial sclera of the left eye with a tubular metallic foreign body entering the globe causing it to be deflated with blood in the posterior chamber and gas.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 32830
Case created: 17th Dec 2014
Last edited: 13th Dec 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.