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A 16-year-old boy came to the ED by ambulance accompanied by his shop teacher after an accident during class. The young man said his friend had been fooling around with some of the tools and suddenly he felt a sharp pain in his eye. The teacher had been working with another group of students and hadn’t seen what happened either.
Now the student was complaining of ocular pain, excessive tearing, and blurred vision. Upon exam, the physician noted that his pupil was abnormally shaped and decided to consult an ophthalmologist to confirm a diagnosis.
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