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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 11  |  Page : 2577-2580

Management of a unique case of post-traumatic posterior giant retinal tear and macular hole-associated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment


Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India

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Dr. Ramanuj Samanta
Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_955_20

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Blunt trauma to the eye can present with protean manifestations involving the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. Giant retinal tear (GRT) following trauma occurs most commonly at the equatorial region or anterior to the equator. GRT posterior to the equator is rare. Herein, we present a case of a 21-year-old male, who presented with sudden diminution of vision in the right eye following blunt-trauma with a cricket ball. Examination revealed a posterior-GRT, full-thickness macular hole, rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, and vitreous hemorrhage in the right eye. He was managed with vitrectomy, encircling scleral band, perfluorocarbon liquid-assisted flattening of GRT, internal limiting membrane peeling, and endotamponade. The probable etiopathogenesis of posterior-GRT and various surgical challenges encountered in this case were also described illustratively in this report.


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