Lookup NU author(s): Dr Margaret Dayan,
Dr Keith Mitchell
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Purpose: To report on a patient mho developed retinal toxicity from an intraocular copper foreign body in the absence of any signs of chalcosis or inflammation. Method: Case report. Result: Removal of the copper foreign body resulted in electroretinographic improvement and the patient has retained good vision. Conclusion: Retinal toxicity from intraocular copper can be subclinical and such foreign bodies should be removed. Removal of the foreign body can be associated with at least partial reversal of retinal toxicity.
Author(s): Dayan MR, Cottrell DG, Mitchell KW
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica
Print publication date: 01/10/1999
ISSN (print): 1395-3907
Publisher: Acta Philologica Scandinavica
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