Missed Diagnosis of an Intraorbital Foreign Body of Homemade Fireworks Origin: A Case Report

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Dan-dan Zhou; Kai Niu; Cheng-wei Lu; Ji-long Hao; Bing-jie Zhang; Peng Hui;
(2015)
  • Publisher: S. Karger AG
  • Journal: Case Reports in Ophthalmology,volume 6,issue 3,pages448-452 (issn: 1663-2699, eissn: 1663-2699)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4777942, doi: 10.1159/000442584
  • Subject: Maxillofacial and orbital trauma | RE1-994 | Homemade fireworks | Ophthalmology | Published online: December, 2015 | Retinal detachment | Orbital foreign body
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs

Purpose: We report a rare case of traumatic injury to the eye caused by homemade fireworks in a Chinese juvenile patient with a metal ring left in the orbit after having been sutured at the Emergency Department. Methods: An 11-year-old boy presented with a traumatic inj... View more
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