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CLINICAL IMAGE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 185-186

Unique neuro-ophthalmic presentation of gun pellet injury


Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Rohit Saxena
Room No. 485, Unit 6 Office, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.192303

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We describe a unique case of orbital gunshot injury with isolated intraorbital pellets lodged symmetrically in the two apices, causing identical clinical presentation, and absence of any associated globe or cerebral injury. He developed bilateral complete third nerve palsy with bilateral traumatic optic neuropathy. The optic nerve strut prevented the pellets from going into the brain on both the sides.


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