Daniel Karr, Author at Neurology Advisor

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Corneal abrasion/corneal foreign body

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a corneal abrasion or foreign body? What are the typical findings for this disease? Intense eye pain with protective lid closure/spasm Tearing and photophobia Foreign body sensation Corneal Abrasion/Corneal Foreign Body Corneal abrasion is an extremely common pediatric ocular injury. Ocular foreign…

Ocular Laceration

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a laceration? What are the typical findings for this disease? Lacerations involving ocular structures (lids, conjunctiva, cornea, and sclera) present with a history of trauma. The physical findings are usually obvious, indicating injury to the eye and/or its surrounding structures. Any injury…

Hyphema

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has hyphema? What are the typical findings for this disease? Patients have a history of ocular trauma. Older patients may complain of blurred vision. Blood in the anterior chamber (hyphema) may range from microhyphema, with red blood cells visible only by slit-lamp examination…

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