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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Enophthalmos as the presenting feature of electrical injury

Department of Orbit, Oculoplasty, Reconstructive and Aesthetics Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Andrea Tongbram
18 College Road, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_106_19

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A 34-year-old Asian–Indian male presented with a history of sustaining electrical injury with a high-tension wire 10 years ago following which his right arm was amputated. He also gave a history of progressive shrinkage of the right eyeball since then. The right eye showed a deep superior sulcus with an enophthalmos of 6 mm. The rest of the ocular examination was within the normal limits. Various ophthalmic complications have been reported after electrical injuries, cataracts being the most common. Enophthalmos without any intraocular changes has not been reported after electrical injury.

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