• Five years after injuring his right eye With a wooden arrow, an 11-year-old boy had an iris lesion resembling a pearl cyst. Surgery demonstrated an intraocular wooden foreign body. Wooden foreign bodies are uncommon but may be surprisingly well tolerated if uncontaminated. A differential diagnosis of iris mass lesions in the posttraumatic eye is provided.
(Arch Ophthalmol 95:835-836, 1977)
Eagle RC, Shields JA, Canny CLB, Thompson RL. Intraocular Wooden Foreign Body Clinically Resembling a Pearl Cyst. Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(5):835-836. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450050113013