Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/33156
Type: Journal article
Title: Surgically induced necrotizing scleritis occurring 48 years after strabismus surgery
Author: Lai, T.
Leibovitch, I.
Zadeh, R.
Chehade, M.
Tamblyn, D.
Selva, S.
Citation: Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, 2005; 42(3):180-182
Publisher: Slack Inc
Issue Date: 2005
ISSN: 0191-3913
1938-2405
Abstract: We present a 52-year-old woman who was diagnosed with surgically induced necrotizing scleritis 48 years after strabismus surgery. This case demonstrates the importance of a high index of suspicion for this sight-threatening condition, even many years after strabismus surgery.
Keywords: Humans; Strabismus; Scleritis; Postoperative Complications; Indomethacin; Triamcinolone Acetonide; Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal; Glucocorticoids; Drug Therapy, Combination; Time Factors; Middle Aged; Female
RMID: 0020052819
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