The orbital puncture wound: intracranial complications of a retained foreign body.

@article{Kazarian1980TheOP,
  title={The orbital puncture wound: intracranial complications of a retained foreign body.},
  author={Edward Kazarian and Nahed Stokes and John T. Flynn},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1980},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={247-50}
}
Retaining orbital foreign body produces devastating consequences, particularly when there is central nervous system involvement. A case is presented of a retained orbital foreign body that presented through the superior orbital fissure and caused recurrent brain abscesses and hydrocephalus. Clinical and x-ray evidence of foreign body has been reviewed and the management of these injuries discussed.