Traumatic globe injury
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C, Traumatic globe injury. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 09 Jun 2023) https://radiopaedia.org/cases/41826
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21 Dec 2015
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History of direct blow to right eyeball; unable to open eyelid due to gross edema.
Age: 70 year old
From the case: Traumatic globe injury
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Hyperdensity in the vitreous chamber suggestive of traumatic vitreous hemorrhage. Irregularity along the posteromedial aspect of globe indicating traumatic globe rupture.
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.