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The ophthalmo-meningeal foramen masquerading as an intraocular foreign body
  1. S Nabili1,
  2. A W Ferguson2,
  3. P Gamble3,
  4. I A Zealley2,
  5. C J MacEwen2
  1. 1Ophthalmology Department, The Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
  2. 2Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK
  3. 3Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 S Nabili
 Ophthalmology Department, The Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK; sn{at}


Although the diagnosis of intraocular foreign body is primarily a clinical one, radiographic imaging is often used to clarify the diagnosis and to localise the foreign body. For this case the radiographic findings served to confuse the diagnosis.

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