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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Ophthalmic artery occlusion following lateral orbitotomy

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Author Details: Swathi A. R.,Mahesh P. Shanmugham,Saptagirish Rambhatla*

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 146

Article End Page : 147


Visual loss following orbital surgery, though rare, is a devastating complication. Ophthalmic artery occlusion as a cause is even more rare and grave as the vision loss is irreversible. We report one such case following lateral orbitotomy for an orbital schwannoma in a young man who denied light perception post operatively and was diagnosed to have an ophthalmic artery occlusion.

Keywords: Schwannoma, Orbitotomy, Vision loss, Ophthalmic artery occlusion

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2581-5016.2018.0037