Electronic ISSN 2287-0237

VOLUME

TRANSNASAL ENDOSCOPIC REMOVAL OF BULLET FROM ORBIT.

SEPTEMBER 2016 - VOL.12 | CASE REPORT

A case report of the successful retrieval of a bullet from the eyeball by transnasal endoscopic approach without navigator-assisted intervention. The patient was the victim of a criminal assault. No evidence of eye movement and visual field complications are observed.

Keywords:

bullet, transnasal endoscopic approach, orbit

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Figure 1:
CT image revealed retained bullet at medial aspect of left extraconal location.
Figure 2:
CT image revealed a retained bullet at medial aspect left orbit with destruction of lamina papyracea.
Figure 3:
The bullet is 0.8 cm in length and 0.75 cm in diameter.
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