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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 890-892

Mild toxic anterior segment syndrome mimicking delayed onset toxic anterior segment syndrome after cataract surgery


Department of Ophthalmology, Eulji University Hospital, Daejeon, South Korea

Correspondence Address:
Su-Na Lee
Department of Ophthalmology, Eulji University Hospital, #1306, Dunsan2 -Dong, Seo-gu, Daejeon 302-799
South Korea
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.141067

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Toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) is an acute sterile postoperative anterior segment inflammation that may occur after anterior segment surgery. I report herein a case that developed mild TASS in one eye after bilateral uneventful cataract surgery, which was masked during early postoperative period under steroid eye drop and mimicking delayed onset TASS after switching to weaker steroid eye drop.


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