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Title: Penetrating eye injuries in children in Ibadan
Authors: Baiyeroju-Agbeja, A.
Olurin-Aina, O. I.
Keywords: Eye injury,
Penetrating eye injuries
Issue Date: 1998
Abstract: A retrospective study was carried out on 60 children under 12 years of age with penetrating eye injuries. This formed 28.7% of all penetrating eye injuries seen in the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Corneal lacerations extending to the limbus was the main type of injury occuring in 65% of the patients. In all, 63% of the patient were males. Visual outcomes was poor in this age group with only 19.3% (11 patients) retaining good vision of 6/12 or better.
ISSN: 1116-4077
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