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Penetrating Eye Injuries Caused by a Pen, Pencil or Other Writing Implement

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A writing implement with a point can cause a penetrating eye injury. Delay in management may be associated with complications (and lawsuits).

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