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Orbit. 2013 Apr;32(2):141-2. doi: 10.3109/01676830.2013.767357. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

Extraction of fronto-orbital metallic radio antenna through Stallard orbitotomy.

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  • 1Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA.

Abstract

A 39-year-old man presented after falling on a radio antenna while in his yard. Computed tomography revealed that the antenna entered the right superolateral orbit, penetrating through the right orbital roof and extending into the right frontal lobe. A Stallard orbitotomy was performed to remove the antenna resulting in blepharoptosis.

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