Monday, November 19, 2018

Perforating injury of globe

Ocular perforation caused by BB gun is a through-and-through injury with entrance and exit wounds in limbus and sclera, respectively. The track of the BB is marked by fresh blood. Posteriorly detached vitreous also contains ochre-colored degenerated blood.

(Source: Eagle R. Eye Pathology: An Atlas and Text. Second Edition. 2011)

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