|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 8 | Page : 1340
Inert angle foreign body with late manifestation
Ashwin Segi, Siva Prasanna Thilagar, Premanand Chandran
Department of Glaucoma, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
|Date of Web Publication||22-Jul-2019|
Dr. Premanand Chandran
Department of Glaucoma, Aravind Eye Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641 014, Tamil Nadu
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|How to cite this article:|
Segi A, Thilagar SP, Chandran P. Inert angle foreign body with late manifestation. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1340
A 26-year-old male presented with defective vision and pain in the right eye since 3 days. He gave a history of trauma to the right eye 18 years ago. Visual acuity in the right eye was 20/40. Slit-lamp examination showed circum corneal congestion, full-thickness corneal scar superonasally, inferior corneal edema, deep anterior chamber, and clear lens [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. Intraocular pressure was 16 mmHg. Gonioscopy revealed a foreign body in the inferior angle [Figure 1]c. Posterior segment examination was normal. He underwent foreign body removal, and at final follow-up, his eye was quiet with 20/20 vision [Figure 1]d. Presence of retained intraocular foreign body should be suspected in a patient with recurrent ocular inflammation and history of penetrating injury.,,
|Figure 1: Slit-lamp photograph of the right eye showing corneal edema (a) and full-thickness corneal scar (arrow) (b), gonioscopy showing foreign body in the angle (c). and postoperative picture showing clear cornea (d)|
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