Silent orbitocranial penetration by a pencil.

@article{Dinakaran1998SilentOP,
  title={Silent orbitocranial penetration by a pencil.},
  author={S. Dinakaran and P. Noble},
  journal={Journal of Accident \& Emergency Medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={15},
  pages={274 - 275}
}
OBJECTIVE: To emphasise the value of computed tomography even in the absence of symptoms in a case of penetrating injury of the upper eyelid. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: Although clinically asymptomatic, penetration of upper eyelid was associated with intracranial penetration that left a track in the brain parenchyma. CONCLUSIONS: Computed tomography of orbit and brain is an important investigation, even in seemingly trivial eyelid injury, to reveal the full extent of the damage. 
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