Penetrating eye injuries related to assault. The National Eye Trauma System Registry.

@article{Dannenberg1992PenetratingEI,
  title={Penetrating eye injuries related to assault. The National Eye Trauma System Registry.},
  author={Andrew L. Dannenberg and Leonard M. Parver and Charles J. Fowler},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1992},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={849-52}
}
From 1985 to 1991, 648 cases of assault-related penetrating ocular injury were reported to the National Eye Trauma System Registry. We examined the circumstances surrounding and initial clinical findings related to this case series of injuries. Eighty-three percent of the patients were male. The median age was 28 years; 77% were younger than age 40 years, and 17% were younger than age 20 years. The ocular injury was part of multiple trauma in 34% of cases. There was evidence of alcohol and… CONTINUE READING

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