Muhammad Akbar, Neneng Helijanti, Muhammad Ardi Munir, Asrawati Sofyan


Background: Most cases of trauma to the eye due to trauma often led to the loss of visual function. Young adult groups - especially men - are the group most likely to experience eye trauma. Home accident, violance, battery explosions, spors-related injury, and traffic accident are the condition that most often cause trauma to the eye. Severe eye trama can cause multiple injury to the palpabrae, eyeballs, and orbital soft tissue including fishing hook.

Case report: A 5-year-old boy was brought by his mother arrived in the hospital with the case in which the left eye was pierced by a fishing hook a few hours prior to the arrival. The affected eye generates pains and produces tears with blood. The pain increases when the eyes are closed. The fishing hook perforated in the patient's left eye was cut off by his father, with the half of the fishing hook still remain in the eye.

Procedure: Definitive action in the form of operative and medicinal treatment by reconstructing the affected part of the trauma and performing extraction as well as medical therapy using topical antibiotics as prophylaxis.

Conclusion: Eye trauma is a common cause of unilateral blindness in children and young adults, which includes trauma caused by foreign objects. Diagnosis of oculi trauma can be simply done by relying on anamnesis and an adequate physical examination. The main treatment of the Corpus Alienum case is the extraction of the foreign object in order to relieve the symptoms as well as to prevent further complications. The medicinal treatment that should be considered after the extraction.


Oculi trauma, Corpus alienum, extraction

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