Inflammation from orbital wound (Kennerdell Case 54, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case54_ifow.ppt
Title Inflammation from orbital wound (Kennerdell Case 54, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Orbit; Inflammation; Trauma; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Incision
Presenting Symptom Swollen upper lid and an entrance wound from pencil tip
History A young child with a swollen upper lid and an entrance wound of the tip of a pencil thrust into her superior right orbit by a playmate.
Neuroimaging Axial CT scan of the inflammatory reaction in the superior right orbit and lid. Lower axial CT scan of the marked inflammation created by the entrance of the tip of the pencil which was broken off. Coronal view of the dense fragment in the upper left orbit consistent with graphite, adjacent to a hypodense fragment consistent with wood.
Anatomy Orbit
Etiology Pencil-tip wound
Disease/Diagnosis Inflammation; Trauma
Treatment Anterior lid incision
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s6r78gxp
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-12-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180141
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