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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 1040-1041

Optic nerve avulsion associated with central retinal artery occlusion following rotational globe injury


Department of Ophthalmology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Maya Hada
Department of Ophthalmology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_149_18

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Avulsion of the optic nerve head is a rare and severe complication of ocular blunt trauma. Herein, we describe a case of 16-year-old boy, who presented with a rare combination of optic nerve avulsion associated with central retinal artery occlusion, following blunt trauma with a leather ball. This report highlights the potential blinding complication following rotational injury.


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