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Iron Intraocular Foreign Bodies and Siderosis

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

An intraocular foreign body composed of iron can result in siderosis. The iron ions are absorbed intracellularly, resulting in epithelial toxicity. If the foreign body is not removed there will eventually be severe deterioration of visual function.

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