Management of posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies: 14 years' experience.

@article{Souza1999ManagementOP,
  title={Management of posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies: 14 years' experience.},
  author={Stephen De Souza and Michael Howcroft},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={23-9}
}
BACKGROUND Penetrating ocular injuries with retained posterior segment foreign bodies are challenging cases requiring urgent attention by vitreoretinal surgeons. Posteriorly located injuries can result in serious immediate and delayed vitreoretinal sequelae, such as retinal detachment and endophthalmitis. We report our experience with posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies. METHODS We reviewed the records of all patients with penetrating ocular injury with retained intraocular foreign… CONTINUE READING

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