Intra-orbital Wooden Foreign Body

A Case Report

  • Widiastuti Widiastuti Department of Radiology, Dr. Moewardi Public Hospital Surakarta Indonesia
  • Susianto Djoko Department of Ophtalmology, Dr. Moewardi Public Hospital Surakarta Indonesia
Keywords: orbital trauma, wooden foreign body, CT

Abstract

Intra orbital wooden foreign body (IOWFB) injuries are common cause of visual loss. The diagnosis is difficult, it may be missed from the imaging perspective. A case series is reviewed between 2013 and 2017. Of the 4 cases, 3 were caused by tree branch and 1 by bamboo. The postoperative vision was improved in 75%, but not in 25% subjects due to optic nerve damage. To be strongly suspected intra orbital wooden foreign body when the intra orbital density below of the surrounding intra orbital fat on CT. All the intra orbital wooden foreign body were removed successfully without any complications.

Published
2019-09-09
How to Cite
Widiastuti, W., & Djoko, S. (2019). Intra-orbital Wooden Foreign Body. Jurnal Radiologi Indonesia, 3(2), 44-47. https://doi.org/10.33748/jradidn.v3i2.65
Section
Case Report