Intraocular eyelashes and iris cyst in anterior chamber following penetrating eye injury: a case report

Sabin Sahu,1 Lila Raj Puri,1 and Sanjay Kumar Singh2 Case report A 24-year-old Nepalese male presented with decreased vision in the left eye noticed for last 2 weeks. His visual acuity was 6/6 in the right eye and 6/18 in the left eye, improving to 6/9 with −2.5 DC × 140° correction. The intraocular pressure was 12 mmHg […]

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Severe ocular trauma caused by an ostrich

Authors: L M Levitz, T R Carmichael, and M Nissenbaum The ostrich is a strange and harmless looking bird; however, in Africa attacks by ostriches on humans are not uncommon and sometimes result in death. We recently treated such a patient with an eye injury. Case report A 35 year old male patient presented with an injury sustained […]

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Pencil into the orbit

Case Study In 2011, a 6 year old boy with orbital trauma in the form of a foreign object having penetrated his right eye attended the Ophthalmology Department of Imam Khomeini Hospital in Kermanshah. According to his parents, he suddenly fell when playing and a pencil went directly into the upper part of his right […]

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Carotid–Cavernous Sinus Fistula

A 55 year old woman with a long history of hypertension presented to the hospital with a 1-day history of periorbital discomfort, inferior chemosis, and conjunctival injection of the left eye (Panel A). She reported having a 2-year history of episodic headache and pulsatile tinnitus in the left ear. Examination of the left eye revealed […]

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Traumatic Avulsion of the Globe: Report of a Rare Case

A 60 year-old man sustained severe facial injury after a car accident. He was conscious at admission and had a laceration on his right fronto-temporal area. On ophthalmologic examination, the right eye was normal with 20/20 vision and only had echymosis on right lower lid. Visual acuity of the left eye was no light perception […]

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Suspicious lump turns to be a worm (MIGRATING DIROFILARIA REPENS) – case report

A 32-year-old woman presented to an ophthalmologist with a 2-week history of nodules that moved around her face. She had first noted a nodule below her left eye (Panel A). Five days later, it had moved to above her left eye (Panel B), and 10 days after that to the upper lip (Panel C). She […]

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Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada Syndrome – Case report

We report a 28-year-old HIV-negative Ugandan woman with no known chronic illness. She presented to the eye clinic at Mulago National Referral Hospital (Kampala, Uganda) with a 2-week history of sudden onset blurring of vision in both eyes, especially in the mornings. This was preceded by a 1-week history of low-grade intermittent fevers, sore throat, […]

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