TITLE

Management of a Broken Needle During the Frontalis Suspension Procedure

AUTHOR(S)
Kashkouli, Mohsen Bahmani; Beigi, Bijan
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 19-month-old girl with bilateral congenital ptosis and abnormal head posture underwent a bilateral frontalis sling procedure. As the needle was directed through the submyocutaneous tunnel, its tip (eye) snapped. When the needle was withdrawn, the tip was missing. The problem was addressed and the procedure was completed.
ACCESSION #
20066577

 

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