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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 146-147

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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 : 10.18231/2581-5016.2018.0037

How to cite : Swathi A. R., Shanmugham M P , Rambhatla S , Ophthalmic artery occlusion following lateral orbitotomy. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2018;4(3):146-147

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