International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019


The Hidden Metal, Threatening Sight - A Uniquely Managed Case of Siderosis Bulbi

Kavya Nagaraj | Anand Balasubramanium | Divyanshu Mishra


Abstract: We present a case report of unilateral ocular siderosis in a young girl following fire cracker injury, and its management as a staged approach. Ocular Siderosis, although uncommon needs high degree of suspicion and a detailed evaluation to look for the presence of the inciting factor. When identified early, the damage to retinal ganglion cells can be reversible and vision saving.


Keywords: ocular siderosis, trauma, IOFB, Parsplana vitrectomy, penetrating keratoplasty


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019,


Pages: 1761 - 1763


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