Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 6

An Ophthalmologic Nightmare: Traumatic Enucleation

Onur Furundaoturan1, Mehmet Hasta1, Kadri Emre Çalışkan2, Cenk Eraslan3 and Ozlem Barut Selver1*

1Departments of Ophthalmology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
2Departments of Neurosurgery, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
3Departments of Radiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Ozlem Barut Selver, Assistant Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.

Received: December 30, 2021; Published: May 09, 2022


A 42-year-old head trauma patient was referred after a motorcycle accident. The right globe was subluxated laterally with avulsed optic nerve. Following an urgent neurosurgery, removal of the enucleated globe and closure of other tissues were done. After the need for intensive care patient was discharged with topical medication and waiting for the recovery of the tissues for the prosthesis.

Keywords: Ocular Trauma; Traumatic Enucleation; Optic Nerve Avulsion


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Citation: Ozlem Barut Selver., et al. “An Ophthalmologic Nightmare: Traumatic Enucleation".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.6 (2022): 29-31.


Copyright: © 2022 Ozlem Barut Selver., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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