n-Butyl cyanoacrylate-induced multiple retinal arteriolar occlusions

@article{Naithani2013nButylCM,
  title={n-Butyl cyanoacrylate-induced multiple retinal arteriolar occlusions},
  author={Prashant Naithani and Sumeet K Khanduja and Subijoy Sinha and Neha Khanduja and Preeti Naithani},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={33},
  pages={599-600}
}
We report a case of multiple retinal arteriolar occlusions due to delayed embolisation of N-butylcyanoacrylate glue, initially injected in the external carotid artery for the management of Carotid body tumour. Ocular massage and anterior chamber paracentesis were unfruitful and patient suffered irreversible visual loss in the affected eye. Embolisation of N-butyl cyanoacrylate glue into the retinal vasculature after intratumoral injection should be kept in mind as a rare but possible… CONTINUE READING