Suspected Endothelial Pencil Graphite Deposition

  • Gül A
  • Can E
  • Yücel Ö
  • et al.
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Abstract

A 14-year-old male patient had an ocular trauma with a pencil. Biomicroscopic examination revealed a broken part of pencil into the cornea. Foreign body removal and corneal wound closure were performed in the same day. After corneal repair, there was a grade 4+ anterior chamber reaction just like in preoperative examination. Dilated examination showed a very small piece broken tip of pencil on the upper nasal quadrant of the lens. A small and linear deposition was also seen on endothelial surface. Endothelial deposition and foreign body disappeared with intensive topical steroid treatment.

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Gül, A., Can, E., Yücel, Ö. E., Niyaz, L., Akgün, H. İ., & Arıtürk, N. (2013). Suspected Endothelial Pencil Graphite Deposition. Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine, 2013, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/369374

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