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Ruptured Globe

  • Zhijun Wang
  • Yujie Yan
  • Tong Zhao
  • Chuan Sun
  • You Chen
Chapter
Part of the Ocular Trauma book series (OCTRA)

Abstract

Ruptured globe is an ophthalmologic emergency, leading to disrupted integrity of the outer membranes of the eye. Patients usually present with a history of ocular trauma; symptoms include pain and decreased vision. However, physical examination may be obvious or occult. B scanning and CT are important in diagnosis. Surgical managements include suturing of the globe and secondary vitrectomy. For eyes with low IOP, supplementary silicon oil injection may be applied to increase the IOP. For those eyes with NLP, conjunctival flap technique may help release pain and improve appearance.

Keywords

Ruptured globe Clinical manifestation Surgical management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhijun Wang
    • 1
  • Yujie Yan
    • 1
  • Tong Zhao
    • 1
  • Chuan Sun
    • 1
  • You Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyChina-Japan Friendship HospitalBeijingChina

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