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Copper Intraocular Foreign Bodies and Chalcosis

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

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Description:

An intraocular foreign body composed of copper can result in different reactions depending on its location and copper composition. The copper ions tend to be deposited in basement membranes, causing less toxicity than iron deposits.

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