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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

An unusual cause of globe rupture in a child and its management


Department of Ophthalmology, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Gautham Kabilan
Department of Ophthalmology, Madurai Medical College, No: 9, 1st Floor Meenakshi Niwas, 1st Street, Namasivayam Nagar, Bypass Road, Madurai - 625 016, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_33_18

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Globe rupture in children usually occurs from injury with sharp objects. Our patient had a pungai (Indian beech tree) seed thrown at his right eye and presented with ruptured globe. Globe repair was done, and the patient had a good visual outcome. Awareness about the outcome of open globe injury with unusual things should be created.


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