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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1999  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19-23

Ultrasound biomiscroscopy in the diagnosis and management of cyclodialysis clefts


Medical and Vision Research Foundation, 18 College Road, Chennai, India

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Muna Bhende
Medical Research Foundation, 18 College Road, Chennai - 600 006
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 16130280

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Purpose: To report the role of Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM) as a tool in the diagnosis and management of cyclodialysis clefts. Methods: Six eyes of 6 patients with hypotony and suspected or diagnosed cyclodialysis clefts underwent UBM evaluation. Post-treatment UBM was performed in four eyes to assess the effect of the treatment. Results: Cyclodialysis clefts were accurately diagnosed and delineated in 6 eyes by UBM. Complete closure was documented after treatment in 3 eyes, and a residual cleft in one eye. These findings were compared to gonioscopic findings. Conclusions: UBM is a safe, accurate and noninvasive diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of cyclodialysis clefts and is of particular use when other conventional methods of diagnosis are inconclusive.


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