University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Subconjunctival foreign bodies

Contributed by Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Carol Chan, CRA

This patient was referred for the evaluation of a pigmented conjunctival lesion, but upon examination he was found to have multiple black subconjunctival foreign bodies. These presumably were embedded during a motorcycle accident years prior.

pigmented conjunctival lesion

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last updated: 11/03/2015
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