The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2012 , Vol 54 , Num 2
Management of an Orbitocranial Knife Injury: A Case Report
Departments of 1Ophthalmology, and 4Radiology, Şanlıurfa Research Hospital, Şanlıurfa, and 2Ulucanlar Eye Research and Training Hospital, and 3Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Dr. Sami Ulus Children’ s Hospital, Ankara, Turkey A 10-year-old girl suffering from a penetrating orbital stab wound with a knife on the inner canthus of her right eye is reported. Clinical examination of the patient displayed no signs of globe perforation or neurological deficits. The knife was removed slowly with careful and controlled motions. At the last visit three months after the surgery, visual acuity was 20/20, anterior and posterior segment findings were normal, and no binocular eye movement abnormalities were observed. Keywords : knife, orbital injury.
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