Foreign body masquerading as a ruptured globe.


Low density orbital foreign bodies may not be detected on plain x-ray. In this case, a large anterior orbital foreign body was seen by examiners, but was misinterpreted as a ruptured globe. This misdiagnosis was supported by conventional x-rays which failed to show the object. It was later easily visualized on CT scan. 


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@article{Lins1985ForeignBM, title={Foreign body masquerading as a ruptured globe.}, author={Marcos Pereira Estellita Lins and Leslie A. Kopietz}, journal={Ophthalmic surgery}, year={1985}, volume={16 9}, pages={586-8} }