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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 10  |  Page : 1753-1755

Leftover mitomycin-c sponge causing blebitis

Department of Ophthalmology, Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Mayuri Khamar
Glaucoma Clinic, Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Gurukul Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad - 380 052, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1946_18

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Trabeculectomy is the commonest surgical intervention performed worldwide for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma. However, the use of antimetabolites during trabeculectomy has been associated with various bleb related complications. We report this interesting case to highlight unique clinical presentation and management of a leftover mitomycin-C sponge causing blebitis.

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