A 41 year-old male presents to the emergency department complaining of eye pain after being struck with a baseball after a foul tip. Visual acuity is 20/100 in the affected eye.
Complications of this condition include all of the following except:
Correct answer C.
A 25 year-old carpenter was pounding in a steel nail when he felt something hitting him in the eye. Visual acuity in the affected eye is 20/70. The pupil is elliptically shaped. The limbus is injected.
Which of the following intraocular pressure readings is suggestive of an open globe?
A. Less than 20 mmHg
B. Less than 8 mmHg
C. Less than 20 cmH2O
D. Less than 8 cm H2O
Correct answer: B
A 15 year-old male comes to the emergency department because of double vision for 3 days. Symptoms started immediately after being punched in the eye with a clenched fist.
What is the probability of a globe injury in this patient?
Correct answer B
A 21 year-old male presents to the emergency department with fever, left eye pain and double vision. His intraocular pressure is 50mmHg. He had clear nasal discharge and congestion for a week prior to the present symptoms.
Treatment of this patient includes all of the following except:
Correct answer: D
A 35 year-old male presents to the emergency department with decreased visual acuity and a foreign body sensation of his right. His vision is 20/200 in the affected eye. Fluorescein stain reveals the following findings:
The next correct management step includes which of the following?
Correct answer is C.