Simethicone retinopathy in an immature infant.


The authors describe retinal findings in an immature infant consuming simethicone, a common over-the-counter drug used in the treatment of colic. The lesions are most consistent with an embolic phenomenon possibly from systemic absorption of a medication such as simethicone.

DOI: 10.3928/15428877-20101025-04

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@article{Chan2010SimethiconeRI, title={Simethicone retinopathy in an immature infant.}, author={Annie Chan and Tony Y.-C. Tsai and Joan O'Brien and Darius M. Moshfeghi}, journal={Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye}, year={2010}, volume={41 Online}, pages={e1-2} }