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Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Trauma

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Ruptured Globe due to Blunt Eye Injury

Category(ies):

  • Retina / Vitreous
  • Trauma

Contributor: Aaron M. Ricca, MD

September 18, 2017

49-year-old male was slapped in the face and a finger went into his left eye rupturing his globe at the superonasal limbus with iris prolapse through the wound. This slit-lamp photograph (top) demonstrates disruption of his anterior segment anatomy with iridodialysis and hyphema.

The B-scan ultrasound (bottom) demonstrates a vitreous hemorrhage without a retinal detachment.

This 49-year-old male was slapped in the face and a finger went into his left eye rupturing his globe at the superonasal limbus with iris prolapse through the wound. This slit-lamp photograph (top) demonstrates disruption of his anterior segment anatomy with iridodialysis and hyphema. The B-scan ultrasound (bottom) demonstrates a vitreous hemorrhage without a retinal detachment.


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last updated: 09-18-2017; posted: 02-08-2008
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