TITLE

Traumatic phacocele: review of eight cases

AUTHOR(S)
Bhattacharjee, Kasturi; Bhattacharjee, Harsha; Deka, Amarendra; Bhattacharyya, Pankaj
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2007, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p466
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Blunt trauma can result in indirect scleral rupture with subsequent dislocation of the crystalline lens in the subconjunctival or subtenon space. This retrospective review of eight patients with traumatic phacocele highlights the clinical presentation, management and visual outcome. This study provides evidence that timely and effective intervention can ensure good visual recovery.
ACCESSION #
27260109

 

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