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Editor,—Chorioretinitis sclopeteria is a severe form of blunt trauma, caused by a high velocity object grazing the globe but not penetrating it. It is a concussion injury, which usually manifests as severe choroidal and retinal rupture associated with haemorrhage but an intact sclera.1 We report a case of chorioretinitis sclopeteria resulting from deployment of an airbag in a stationary motor vehicle.
A 32 year old pregnant woman was the driver in a car accident in which the airbag failed to deploy at the time of impact but inflated when she returned to sit in the driver’s seat approximately 5 minutes after the accident occurred. The patient was not wearing spectacles and there was no evidence of injury from other …
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