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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 324-325

Spontaneous globe luxation associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Department of Ophthalmology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
M Ashok Kumar
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pillayarkupam, Puducherry - 607402
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.98720

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Spontaneous globe luxation is a rarely reported condition which can lead to complications like optic neuropathy. Common causes are thyroid eye disease, shallow orbit and floppy eyelid syndrome. We report a case of spontaneous globe luxation with the onset and severity associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To our knowledge, this is the first case of spontaneous globe luxation associated with COPD.


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