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Year : 1987  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 121-125

Ultrasonography in ocular trauma

Aravind Eye Hospital, I Anna Nagar, Madurai-625 020, India

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Taraprasad Das
Aravind Eye Hospital, I Anna Nagar, Madurai-625 020
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PMID: 3333767

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Contact ultrasonography done in 175 recent and old traumatized eyes in presence of opaque ocular media is described and analysed. Ultrasonography is useful in detecting cataract cyclitic membrane, vitreous haemorrhage, retinal detachment, retained intra ocular foreign body, globe rapture and endophthalmitis Its ability to differentiate between fresh and old vitreous haemorrhage, to differentiate uncomplicated retinal detachment from retinal detachment with advanced grades of proliferative vitro retinopathy (grade C & D) helps in predicting possible prognosis too, in addition to proper planning and execution of surgery.

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