Transorbital Stab Injury with Retained Knife: A Narrow Escap
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Case :
A 59-year-old male was shifted from another hospital via ambulance after being stabbed in his left eye.

The patient when received was fully conscious, oriented, and hemodynamically stable. A gross pen torch examination revealed a retained knife broken from the handle entering the supraorbital region of the left eye near the medial canthus. Only one and a half centimeters of handle was visible outside (Figure 1). There was complete ptosis with some ecchymosis of the upper eye lid. The eye ball was intact with no signs of corneal or anterior scleral perforation. Other physical, neurological, and ophthalmological examinations revealed no abnormality.......

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4189941/
Like
Comment
Share