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Metallic corneal foreign body

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Brice Critser, CRA

This photograph shows a metallic foreign body lodged within corneal stroma.  The depth of penetration is visible in the slit beam.

metallic foreign body lodged within corneal stroma [center]

metallic foreign body lodged within corneal stroma. The depth of penetration is visible in the slit beam.


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last updated: 06/02/2015