Optic Nerve Avulsion and Retinal Detachment After Penetrating Ocular Trauma: Case Report
Değirmenci, Mehmet Fatih Kağan
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Optic nerve avulsion is a rare pathology with poor prognosis usually seen after blunt trauma. The optic nerve is separated from the sclera by indirect forces due to the relatively weak structure of the lamina cribrosa area. Here we describe an 11-year-old boy who experienced optic nerve avulsion and retinal detachment after penetrating ocular trauma.