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Table 2 Alleged tool or agent causing trauma

From: Ophthalmic medicolegal cases in Upper Egypt

Tool Cases (%) Salient Cause
Blunt 157 63.6% More than 50% by stick (shuma)
Sharp 44 17.8% 36% by axe or knife
Chemical 9 3.6% Hydrosulphuric acid in one case
Firearm 14 5.7% Mostly gunshot
Blast 2 0.8% Explosion
Malpractice 7 2.8% Medical or pharmaceutical
Occupational hazard 9 3.6% Variable
Total 247