penetrating eye injuries

Summary

Summary: Deeply perforating or puncturing type intraocular injuries.

Top Publications

  1. Woodcock M, Scott R, Huntbach J, Kirkby G. Mass and shape as factors in intraocular foreign body injuries. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:2262-9 pubmed
  2. Colyer M, Weber E, Weichel E, Dick J, Bower K, Ward T, et al. Delayed intraocular foreign body removal without endophthalmitis during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Ophthalmology. 2007;114:1439-47 pubmed
  3. Mackiewicz J, Machowicz Matejko E, Sałaga Pylak M, Piecyk Sidor M, Zagorski Z. Work-related, penetrating eye injuries in rural environments. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2005;12:27-9 pubmed
    ..To establish the aetiology and visual outcome after penetrating eye injures in rural environments...
  4. Datta H, Sarkar K, Chatterjee P, Kundu A. An unusual case of a retained metallic arrowhead in the orbit and sphenoidal sinus. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2001;49:197-8 pubmed
    ..A case of retained metallic arrowhead in orbit and sphenoidal sinus through an unusual route is reported. The eyeball was removed because of a possible risk of sympathetic ophthalmia...
  5. Vasu U, Vasnaik A, Battu R, Kurian M, George S. Occupational open globe injuries. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2001;49:43-7 pubmed
    ..Knowledge of the epidemiology of occupational eye injuries is essential to formulate viable industrial safety measures...
  6. Sobaci G, Akýn T, Mutlu F, Karagul S, Bayraktar M. Terror-related open-globe injuries: a 10-year review. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139:937-9 pubmed
    ..To describe mechanisms and injury characteristics influencing visual outcomes in eyes with open-globe injuries sustained in terrorist acts...
  7. Chen K, Yang C, Hsieh M, Tsai H, Lee F, Hsu W. Successful management of double penetrating ocular trauma with retinal detachment and traumatic endophthalmitis in a child. J Chin Med Assoc. 2008;71:159-62 pubmed
    ..Prompt use of antibiotics and meticulous surgical intervention are essential in the successful management of such patients...
  8. du Toit N, Motala M, Richards J, Murray A, Maitra S. The risk of sympathetic ophthalmia following evisceration for penetrating eye injuries at Groote Schuur Hospital. Br J Ophthalmol. 2008;92:61-3 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of sympathetic ophthalmia following evisceration for penetrating eye injuries and to assess whether evisceration is safe in this setting.
  9. Gadkari S. Evaluation of 19 cases of inadvertent globe perforation due to periocular injections. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:103-7 pubmed
    ..Inadvertent globe perforation due to periocular injection is a serious iatrogenic complication...

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  1. Lee W, Park S, Park T, Kim H, Ohn Y. Mature cataract and lens-induced glaucoma associated with an asymptomatic intralenticular foreign body. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007;33:550-2 pubmed
    ..Postoperative visual acuity, ocular status, and electroretinographic findings indicated that the crystalline lens served as a natural barrier to irreversible intraocular toxicity...
  2. Ang M, Chee S. An unusual case of self-inflicted penetrating needle injury to both eyes. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2006;244:1696-7 pubmed
    ..To describe an unusual case of non-accidental, penetrating needle injury to both eyes...
  3. Dhawahir Scala F, Kamal A. Intralenticular foreign body: a D-Day reminder. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2005;33:659-60 pubmed
    Intralenticular foreign bodies are not uncommon after penetrating eye injuries. This is an observational case report where a patient was found to have an embedded lenticular foreign body for more than 60 years...
  4. Grieshaber M, Stegmann R. Penetrating eye injuries in South African children: aetiology and visual outcome. Eye (Lond). 2006;20:789-95 pubmed
    To assess the aetiology, prognosis, and visual outcome of penetrating eye injuries in South African children.
  5. Srinivasan S, Macleod S. Fish hook injury to the eyelid - an unusual case. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2001;49:115-6 pubmed
    ..We report a case of fish hook injury to the eyelid and discuss the various techniques available for removal of fish hooks. The terminologies associated with various parts of the fish hook are also illustrated...
  6. Cazabon S, Dabbs T. Intralenticular metallic foreign body. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002;28:2233-4 pubmed
    ..We describe the natural course of intraocular foreign body and the healing capacity of the anterior lens capsule as well as management issues to consider when dealing with intraocular foreign bodies...
  7. Wong T, Tielsch J. A population-based study on the incidence of severe ocular trauma in Singapore. Am J Ophthalmol. 1999;128:345-51 pubmed
    ..To define the epidemiology of severe ocular trauma in Singapore...
  8. Fulcher T, McNab A, Sullivan T. Clinical features and management of intraorbital foreign bodies. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:494-500 pubmed
    ..To review the clinical features and management of patients with intraorbital foreign bodies...
  9. Arora R, Sanga L, Kumar M, Taneja M. Intralenticular foreign bodies: report of eight cases and review of management. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2000;48:119-22 pubmed
    ..The management of intralenticular foreign bodies (ILFBs) with or without cataract has varied from time to time in the last century. We evaluated the surgical removal of the ILFBs with cataract extraction as a single-stage procedure...
  10. Khaw P, Shah P, Elkington A. Injury to the eye. BMJ. 2004;328:36-8 pubmed
  11. Parver L, Dannenberg A, Blacklow B, Fowler C, Brechner R, Tielsch J. Characteristics and causes of penetrating eye injuries reported to the National Eye Trauma System Registry, 1985-91. Public Health Rep. 1993;108:625-32 pubmed
    ..Results will be used to develop and implement interventions that will reduce the incidence of eye trauma...
  12. Wani V, Al Ajmi M, Thalib L, Azad R, Abul M, Al Ghanim M, et al. Vitrectomy for posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies: visual results and prognostic factors. Retina. 2003;23:654-60 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the visual results and determine the prognostic factors after the removal of retained posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) by pars plana vitrectomy...
  13. Dass A, Ferrone P, Chu Y, Esposito M, Gray L. Sensitivity of spiral computed tomography scanning for detecting intraocular foreign bodies. Ophthalmology. 2001;108:2326-8 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether 3-mm computed tomography (CT) cuts are equivalent to 1-mm CT cuts for detecting small intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs)...
  14. Liu D, Al Shail E. Retained orbital wooden foreign body: a surgical technique and rationale. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:393-9 pubmed
    ..To emphasize the potential complications of a retained orbital wooden foreign body (WFB) and the rationale of a surgical technique...
  15. Haller J, Stark W, Azab A, Thomsen R, Gottsch J. Surgical approaches to the management of epithelial cysts. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2002;100:79-84 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to review management strategies for treatment of epithelial cysts...
  16. Banerjee A, Das A, Agarwal P, Banerjee A. Late spontaneous extrusion of a wooden intraorbital foreign body. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003;51:83-4 pubmed
    ..A silent wooden intraorbital foreign body is difficult to diagnose clinically. Spontaneous expulsion of entire foreign body is rare...
  17. Luo Y, Wang Z, Lin X, Hu S. Removal of intralenticular magnetic foreign bodies with intraocular magnet. Yan Ke Xue Bao. 2003;19:142-5 pubmed
    ..To investigate the possibility of conservation of the lens after removal of intralenticular magnetic foreign bodies with intraocular magnet...
  18. Shiramizu K, Kreiger A, McCannel C. Severe visual loss caused by ocular perforation during chalazion removal. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004;137:204-5 pubmed
    ..To report two cases of ocular perforation during chalazion removal procedures leading to severe vision loss...
  19. Greven C, Engelbrecht N, Slusher M, Nagy S. Intraocular foreign bodies: management, prognostic factors, and visual outcomes. Ophthalmology. 2000;107:608-12 pubmed
    ..To determine prognostic factors and visual outcomes in patients with intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs)...
  20. Griffiths M, Lee G. Retained intraocular foreign body. Clin Exp Optom. 2004;87:34-6 pubmed
    ..We report an iron intraocular injury due to hammering 'metal on metal', which was diagnosed using ultrasonic biomicroscopy and successfully removed. Two months post-operatively, unaided vision was 6/6...
  21. el Asrar A, Al Amro S, Khan N, Kangave D. Visual outcome and prognostic factors after vitrectomy for posterior segment foreign bodies. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2000;10:304-11 pubmed
    ..To identify the prognostic factors that predict final visual outcome in eyes with posterior segment intraocular foreign body (IOFB) injuries managed by primary pars plana vitrectomy...
  22. Mach R, Prochazkova L, Susický P. [Intralenticular metal foreign bodies]. Cesk Slov Oftalmol. 2001;57:38-42 pubmed
    ..The paper is concerned with the problem of extraction of foreign metal bodies, which remained after a perforating injury in the patient's lens. The authors discuss early and late extraction of the opacifying lens...
  23. Knox F, Best R, Kinsella F, Mirza K, Sharkey J, Mulholland D, et al. Management of endophthalmitis with retained intraocular foreign body. Eye (Lond). 2004;18:179-82 pubmed
    ..To assess the impact of primary injection of intravitreal antibiotics and delayed pars plana vitrectomy with removal of intraocular foreign body (IOFB) in patients with clinical features of bacterial endophthalmitis and retained IOFB...
  24. Barak A, Verssano D, Halpern P, Lowenstein A. Ophthalmologists, suicide bombings and getting it right in the emergency department. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2008;246:199-203 pubmed
  25. Altan Yaycioglu R, Akova Y, Gur S, Veziroglu U. Repeat LASIK after penetrating keratoplasty for repair of a corneal perforation from previous LASIK. J Refract Surg. 2006;22:331-2 pubmed
  26. Napora K, Obuchowska I, Łysoń T, Sieskiewicz A, Bień M, Mariak Z, et al. [Modern neurosurgical techniques to remove intraorbital foreign bodies--report of two cases]. Klin Oczna. 2009;111:240-5 pubmed
    ..The foreign body was located in the middle part of the orbit, near the medial wall. It was removed in four pieces measuring: 8 mm x 3 mm, 8 mm x 4 mm, 15 mm x 5 mm, 18 mm x 6 mm...
  27. Jurecka T, Kanovský R, Synek S, Tothova Z. [The cases of penetrating eye injuries with large intraocular foreign body]. Cesk Slov Oftalmol. 2005;61:30-7 pubmed
    Three consecutive cases of penetrating eye injuries complicated with large (size 9-12 mm) intraocular foreign body are presented as such.
  28. Dong X, Wang W, Xie L, Chiu A. Long-term outcome of combined penetrating keratoplasty and vitreoretinal surgery using temporary keratoprosthesis. Eye (Lond). 2006;20:59-63 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcome of combined penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and vitreoretinal surgery using temporary keratoprosthesis (TKP)...
  29. Fatum S, Trevino A, Ophir A. Non-diabetic diffuse macular edema associated with extrafoveal vitreous traction. Isr Med Assoc J. 2009;11:286-90 pubmed
    ..The causative role of diffuse macular edema in various etiologies is often undetermined...
  30. Grusha I, Privivkova E, Kudinova A, Sergeev I, Budzinskaia M. [Air-gun wound of the orbit (a clinical case)]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2006;122:45-6 pubmed
  31. Gekeler F, Cruz A, de Paula S, dos Santos A, Chahud F. Intraconal grease-gun injury: a therapeutic dilemma. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005;21:393-5 pubmed
    ..We conclude, however, that an intraconal oil/grease cyst can be carefully monitored and--in the absence of symptoms--must not necessarily be removed...
  32. Papagiannuli E, Clark D. Scleral perforation during strabismus surgery in cryotherapy-treated retinopathy of prematurity. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2007;44:141-2 pubmed
  33. Amin K, Keenan J. Ocular gunpowder injury. Eye (Lond). 2007;21:119-20 pubmed
  34. John S, Rehman T, John D, Raju R. Missed diagnosis of a wooden intra-orbital foreign body. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008;56:322-4 pubmed
    ..It is imperative to maintain a high index of suspicion in such cases to avoid misdiagnosis. We report an unusual case of a missed wooden intraorbital foreign body, which spontaneously extruded after five years...
  35. Edgington B, Geist C, Kuo J. Intraorbital organic foreign body in a tree surgeon. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:237-8 pubmed publisher
    ..5 cm in length. Additional surgeries led to the removal of additional wooden fragments. Detection of organic intraorbital foreign bodies requires a high degree of clinical suspicion and close consultation with a radiologist...
  36. Abbate C, Giorgianni C, D Arrigo D, Brecciaroli R. [Evaluation of direct occupational ocular trauma using electrophysiological techniques]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2005;27:154-6 pubmed
  37. Ng L. Corneal foreign body injury during overnight orthokeratology lens wear: a case report. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2008;31:158-60 pubmed publisher
    ..A case of asymptomatic corneal foreign body injury during orthokeratology lens wear is reported...
  38. Surachatkumtonekul T, Phamonvaechavan P, Kumpanardsanyakorn S, Wongpitoonpiya N, Nimmannit A. Scleral penetrations and perforations in strabismus surgery: incidence, risk factors and sequelae. J Med Assoc Thai. 2009;92:1463-9 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the incidence and identify associated risk factors and sequelae of scleral penetrations and perforations during strabismus surgery...
  39. Rehak M, Wiedemann P, Meier P. [Primary vitrectomy with intravitreal antibiotic application in postoperative and posttraumatic endophthalmitis]. Cesk Slov Oftalmol. 2008;64:21-5 pubmed
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the results of the treatment of postoperative and posttraumatic endophthalmitis by means of primary vitrectomy with intravitreal antibiotic application...
  40. Rofagha S, Day S, Winn B, Ou J, Bhisitkul R, Chiu C. Spontaneous resolution of a traumatic cataract caused by an intralenticular foreign body. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008;34:1033-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The unique appearance of the cataract and its unusual resolution led to a new theory of lens injury by shockwave...
  41. Agarwal A, Kumar D, Nair V. Cataract surgery in the setting of trauma. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2010;21:65-70 pubmed publisher
    ..To review the changes in the surgical techniques used for cataract removal in the setting of trauma and their postoperative outcome...
  42. Khosravi M, Lahsaee M, Azemati S, Eghbal M. Intraocular pressure changes after succinylcholine and endotracheal intubation: a comparison of thiopental and propofol on IOP. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:164 pubmed
  43. Salvo M, Pinna A, Milia P, Carta F. Ocular Munchausen syndrome resulting in bilateral blindness. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2006;16:654-6 pubmed
    ..The authors are unaware of any previously reported cases of Münchausen syndrome resulting in bilateral blindness and occurring in old age...
  44. Turbin R, Maxwell D, Langer P, Frohman L, Hubbi B, Wolansky L, et al. Patterns of transorbital intracranial injury: a review and comparison of occult and non-occult cases. Surv Ophthalmol. 2006;51:449-60 pubmed
  45. Bailey K. Should our infantry be issued with eye armour as part of combat body armour?. J R Army Med Corps. 2006;152:68 pubmed
  46. Salman A, Parmar P, Philip V, Thomas P, Jesudasan C. Traumatic intralenticular abscess: a case series. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2007;35:252-5 pubmed
    ..To report the clinical presentation, management and outcome of eyes with traumatic intralenticular abscess...
  47. Naik M, Gupta R, Honavar S. Bicanalicular laceration managed with two Mini-Monoka monocanalicular stents. Orbit. 2008;27:135-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We report this simple and minimally invasive alternative in the management of bicanalicular laceration...
  48. Liang T, Zhao G, Meng X, Zhang L. Clinical analysis of hydroxyapatite orbital implantation after ocular trauma in 211 cases. Chin J Traumatol. 2006;9:282-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic effects and complications of hydroxyapatite (HA) orbital implantation on patients after trauma-related surgeries...
  49. Reith W. [Traumatic lesions of the orbit]. Radiologe. 2008;48:1150-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging techniques play an extremely important role in the treatment of various diagnostic question marks, such as direct sequelae of trauma, localization of fractures and soft tissue damage...
  50. Chereshneva M, Shilov I, Gavrilova T, Gein S, Chereshnev V. [Immunomodulation of injury and stress-induced immunological disorders in penetrating wound of the eye]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2006;122:42-6 pubmed
  51. Neroev V, Gundorova R, Zyeva M, Stepanov A, Tsapenko I, Karlova I, et al. [Electroretinography in the evaluation of vitreoretinal proliferative changes due to penetrating shell injury to the eye]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2007;123:36-40 pubmed
    ..Late posttraumatic inhibition is likely to be caused by vitreoretinal complications of mainly dystrophic nature in the central retinal zone and at the site of fragment bedding or removed foreign body...
  52. Stafiej J, Malukiewicz Wiśniewska G, Czajkowski G. [Open globe injuries--selected epidemiologic features in own material]. Klin Oczna. 2005;107:243-6 pubmed
    ..To evaluate chosen epidemiological factors in perforating eye injuries in own material..
  53. Mandat T, Honey C, Peters D, Sharma B. Artistic assault: an unusual penetrating head injury reported as a trivial facial trauma. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2005;147:331-3; discussion 332-3 pubmed
    ..This brief report serves to highlight that penetrating brain injury can occur without neurological deficit and that a minimally invasive surgical approach was successful in avoiding any complications...