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Neurological complications following turbinate surgery are relatively rare. We present here an unusual complication of unilateral partial oculomotor and trigeminal nerve palsy after bilateral inferior turbinectomies. The probable aetiological mechanism is discussed.
PURPOSE To study the distribution of anaesthetic fluid during sub-Tenon's block by B-scan ultrasonography using cannulae of three different lengths. METHODS A total of 30 patients undergoing routine phacoemulsification and lens implantation were studied after informed consent had been obtained. Ages ranged from 60 to 92 years and globe axial lengths from… (More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of an orbital block using an ultrashort, wide-bore blunt metal cannula to inject local anesthetic agents into the anterior sub-Tenon's space. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, North Riding Infirmary, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. METHODS Fifty-nine consecutive patients having routine… (More)
We present eight cases of chemical burns of the eyes from titanium tetrachloride, an acidic corrosive liquid. However it causes severe chemical burns which have a protracted course and features more akin to severe alkali burns. Injuries related to titanium tetrachloride should be treated seriously and accordingly appropriate management is suggested.