Paediatric open globe injuries. Visual outcome and risk factors for endophthalmitis.

  title={Paediatric open globe injuries. Visual outcome and risk factors for endophthalmitis.},
  author={Subina Narang and Vishali S Gupta and Prabhat Simalandhi and Amod Gupta and S Edwin Kins Raj and Mangat Ram Dogra},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={52 1},
PURPOSE To study the incidence of open globe injuries and the outcome in children, and to study the risk factors for post-traumatic endophthalmitis. METHODS Paediatric patient population. Retrospective analysis of 72 consecutive cases of open globe injury over 3 years (January 1998 to December 2000). RESULTS The cause of trauma was sports related (n = 18), home-made bow and arrow (n = 16), household kitchen injuries (n = 10), cracker injuries (n = 7) and other miscellaneous outdoor… CONTINUE READING

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