Case #476 – September, 2018

A 27 year-old female sought emergency medical attention due to a foreign object in her eye. Medical personnel removed the object, captured images and submitted to the DPDx Team for diagnostic assistance for what is shown in Figures AD. What is your diagnosis? Based on what criteria?

(This case and images was kindly provided by San Pedro Hospital, Logroño, Spain.)

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