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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 241-244

Pediatric idiopathic macular hole – A case report and review of literature


Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vinod Kumar
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_354_19

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Macular hole in the pediatric age group is usually post-traumatic unlike, the adult counterpart. Herein we describe a case of idiopathic macular hole occurring in a 9-year-old male who presented to us with complaints of diminution of vision in OD (oculus dextrus) for 2 months. The child underwent 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling. On follow-up his best-corrected visual acuity improved with type 1 closure of macular hole.


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