Brief ReportsEyelid Ptosis Associated With an Undetected Foreign Body and a Remote Entrance WoundArgin, M Atilla M.D.*; Yilmaz, Ayca M.D.*; Arslan, Emrah M.D.†; Keskinbora, Kadircan M.D.*Author Information *Department of Ophthalmology and †Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mersin University Medical Faculty, Mersin, Turkey. Accepted for publication June 29, 2005. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Emrah Arslan, Mersin Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi Plastik ve Rekonstruktif Cerrahi A.D. Zeytinlibahce Cad. 33079 Mersin, Turkey. E-mail: [email protected] Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: January 2006 - Volume 22 - Issue 1 - p 73-75 doi: 10.1097/01.iop.0000195339.02972.4e Buy Metrics AbstractIn Brief A 12-year-old girl presented with ptosis 10 days after falling onto glass that penetrated the frontotemporal region. The immediate ptosis and palpable mass was attributed to an undetected foreign body. CT demonstrated a radiopaque foreign body. During surgery, the foreign body removed was found to be a piece of glass from a soda bottle. The ptosis resolved completely within the next 2 weeks. A retained foreign body should be considered in any case of prolonged ptosis after penetrating ocular trauma, even when the entrance wound is remote. A child presented with ptosis 10 days after receiving a wound to the ipsilateral temporal region. ©2006The American Society of Opthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.