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Intraorbital Penetrating Pencil Injury in a Child

Hamidreza Torabi 1 , * and Seyed-Ali Tabatabai 2
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1 Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: July 2017, 22 (4); e34641
  • Published Online: August 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 12, 2015
  • Revised: January 22, 2016
  • Accepted: February 27, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.34641

To Cite: Torabi H, Tabatabai S. Intraorbital Penetrating Pencil Injury in a Child, Trauma Mon. 2017 ; 22(4):e34641. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.34641.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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