CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-43

Unilateral Traumatic Optic Nerve Avulsion: A Case Report


1 University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
2 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Catherine U Ukponmwan
University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State,
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/njo.njo_29_18

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Optic nerve avulsion is a rare presentation of ocular injury. We present a case of a male mechanic who sustained luxation of the globe and optic nerve avulsion as a result of ocular injury from a car antenna while at work. He became blind in that eye with a final visual acuity of no perception of light. The use of protective goggles at work is recommended.


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