Ocular penetrating wound caused by a wire attached to a political propaganda poster on the streets of the Federal District (BR): a case report

João Luiz Pacini Costa Valter Resende de Paiva Frederico Nobre Baleeiro Luciana Fernandes Barreto About the authors

PURPOSE: Report a case of ocular penetrating wound caused by a wire attached to a political propaganda poster on the streets of the DF (BR). METHODS: Case report of a teenager, male, 16-year-old. RESULTS: Visual acuity of 20/25 was obtained with a secondary intraocular lens implantation in the ciliary sulcus and a posterior surgical capsulotomy 90 days after the ocular perforation. CONCLUSION: We alert the readers about the severity and the risk that citizens are exposed to in this period of elections due to lack of safety inspection measures in the Federal District and the importance of stricter laws to prevent such accidents.

Wounds; stab; Eye injuries; Propaganda; Adolescent; Male; Case report


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