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Autoenucleation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6393408     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Autoenucleation is a rare occurrence. An unusual case is presented of a young woman who manually extracted her right globe and was left with a temporal hemianopsia in the remaining eye. Legends surrounding autoenucleation and the medical literature are reviewed, with emphasis on psychiatric aspects and pathologic findings in ocular avulsion.
Authors:
H R Krauss; R D Yee; R Y Foos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Historical Article; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Survey of ophthalmology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0039-6257     ISO Abbreviation:  Surv Ophthalmol     Publication Date:    1984 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-21     Completed Date:  1985-02-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404551     Medline TA:  Surv Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-87     Citation Subset:  IM; Q    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Eye Injuries / history,  pathology*,  psychology
Female
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
History, Ancient
Humans
Optic Nerve / pathology
Self Mutilation / history,  pathology*,  psychology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
EY 00331/EY/NEI NIH HHS; EY 00725/EY/NEI NIH HHS

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