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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 265-267

A case of eyelid avulsion injury caused by bull horn

Department of Ophthalmology, Goa Medical College, Goa, India

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Dr. Ravina Satish Nachnolkar
Sandeep Apartments, G3 Dr. Dada Vaidya Road, Panaji - 403 001, Goa
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DOI: 10.4103/kjo.kjo_21_21

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An 18-year-old male presented with a history of injury to the right eye with a bull horn. Examination revealed an avulsed flap of the right upper eyelid from medial canthus up to 1 cm above lateral canthus without any other ocular damage. After a thorough examination, the lid flap was sutured in layers. Postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis was given. The postoperative complication was in the form of mechanical ptosis.

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