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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 1701-1703

Grease gun injury of the orbit: A rare case report


Department of Ophthalmology, North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Chandana Chakraborti
Associate Professor, North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling - 734 012, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2281_19

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We report a case of intraconal grease gun injury along with traumatic optic neuropathy in a 20-year-old male. He presented with dimness of vision and proptosis of the left eye (LE) following an accidental injury at work place. The computer tomography of orbit revealed hypodense grease orbit. Cream colored grease was continually exuding from the conjunctival wound. Patient improved rapidly after the surgical removal of the grease by anterior orbitotomy. Grease gun injuries to the orbit have rarely been reported. The present case is the eighth report throughout the world, and the first in India as per our knowledge.


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