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Penetrating orbital trauma

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Penetrating orbital trauma

History: 27 y.o. man was in a combat firefight in Afghanistan.

Findings: Radiopaque fragments in right orbit near expected location of the optic nerve

Ddx: Optic nerve avulsion Fragment missed optic nerve, or did not sever

Dxhow: Surgery

Exam: • Hand-grenade fragments on face, to include right eye. • Minimal light sensitivity OD. a CT was performed in Afghanistan to determine treatment and mobilization.

No MeSH data available.


Note metallic fragment in right orbit with beam hardening artifact. Patient was in extreme pain, limited the exam, causing some movement and asymmetry. Concern about involvement of optic nerve since in center of orbit.
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MPX1407_synpic16607: Note metallic fragment in right orbit with beam hardening artifact. Patient was in extreme pain, limited the exam, causing some movement and asymmetry. Concern about involvement of optic nerve since in center of orbit.


Penetrating orbital trauma

Folio LRF - MedPix

Note metallic fragment in right orbit with beam hardening artifact. Patient was in extreme pain, limited the exam, causing some movement and asymmetry. Concern about involvement of optic nerve since in center of orbit.
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MPX1407_synpic16607: Note metallic fragment in right orbit with beam hardening artifact. Patient was in extreme pain, limited the exam, causing some movement and asymmetry. Concern about involvement of optic nerve since in center of orbit.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Penetrating orbital trauma

History: 27 y.o. man was in a combat firefight in Afghanistan.

Findings: Radiopaque fragments in right orbit near expected location of the optic nerve

Ddx: Optic nerve avulsion Fragment missed optic nerve, or did not sever

Dxhow: Surgery

Exam: • Hand-grenade fragments on face, to include right eye. • Minimal light sensitivity OD. a CT was performed in Afghanistan to determine treatment and mobilization.

No MeSH data available.