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3 year old boy with swelling under the left eye
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 1997
Volume 3, Number 17
April 16, 1997
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Mina Massaro, MD | Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
James A Katowitz MD | Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Ancillary Testing
Radiographic Studies
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Figure 1
As was noted in the history, initial CT scanning revealed a left medial wall fracture. Repeat CT scan of orbits revealed penetrating trauma by a cylindrical foreign body imbedded in the nasal cavity which caused fractures to the left medial orbit wall, nasal septum, and lateral nasal wall.