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Management of penetrating injury with retained intraocular lead foreign body from a writing instrument: surgical video with implications for paediatric public health and safety


Penetrating ocular injuries from writing instruments that are thrown, especially by children, in the community can result in significant ocular morbidity. Often these cases present to the accident and emergency department. Accurate and prompt assessment is key in saving sight. We present a case of one such injury and how it was surgically managed.

  • paediatrics (drugs and medicines)
  • eye

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