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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 92-94
Traumatic intralenticular abscess—What is so different?


1 Consultant Uvea Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
2 Cornea Fellow, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
3 Pediatric Fellow, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
4 Consultant Cataract and IOL Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
5 Consultant, Cornea and Refractive Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bharat Gurnani
Department of Ophthalmology, Cornea Fellow, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry - 605 007
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_369_19

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Intralenticular abscess is a very rare entity that occurs after trauma, cataract surgeries, or as metastatic infection. It is important to pinpoint this sequestrated infection and to evacuate the abscess surgically to prevent chronic endophthalmitis. In this report, we describe a case of posttraumatic lenticular abscess highlighting the characteristic clinical features and their management. Additionally, here we report the first time use of Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography as a diagnostic tool in delineating lens abscess from traumatic cataract which further guide the management and prognosis of the case. Traumatic intralenticular abscess (TILA)—What is so different?


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