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Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia

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COUTO JUNIOR, Abelardo de Souza et al. Amaurosis by Traumatic Optic Neuropathy direct secondary to the "transorbitario" foreign body: Report of an atypical case. Rev. bras.oftalmol. [online]. 2018, vol.77, n.6, pp.363-365. ISSN 1982-8551.

The purpose of this research is to describe a clinical study of a male patient who experienced late-blindness due to traumatic optic neuropathy after getting into a bicycle accident. It is stressed the importance of performing pupillary/reflexes examination and computed tomography scan in order to diagnose "transorbitário" foreign body. It is also cover its surgical removal as well as an interdisciplinary approach and clinical evolution.

Keywords : Eye foreign bodies; Eye injuries; Wounds penetrating; Optic nerve diseases; Blindness.

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