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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 309-310

Scleral ulceration after vitreoretinal surgery


Gokhale Eye Hospital and Eyebank, Anant Building, Gokhale Road (S), Dadar (West), Mumbai - 400 028, India

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Nikhil S Gokhale
Gokhale Eye Hospital and Eyebank, Anant Building, Gokhale Road (S), Dadar (West), Mumbai - 400 028
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.53059

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Scleral ulceration after ocular surgery is a rare but serious complication. Determination of the underlying systemic and local causes is critical for treatment. An unusual case of ischemic scleral ulceration after vitreoretinal surgery in a diabetic patient is reported. Patient was successfully treated with a pedicle conjunctival graft.


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