Traumatic globe injury

Case contributed by Dr. Core

Presentation

History of direct blow to right eyeball; unable to open eyelid due to gross edema.

Patient Data

Age: 70 year old
Gender: Female
CT

CT Orbits

Hyperdensity in the vitreous chamber suggestive of traumatic vitreous haemorrhage. Irregularity along the posteromedial aspect of globe indicating traumatic globe rupture.

Case Discussion

Identification of orbital trauma and globe injury on imaging is critical as often, due to soft tissue trauma to the face, a clinical examination is not possible. 

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Case information

rID: 41826
Case created: 21st Dec 2015
Last edited: 3rd Jan 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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