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Corneal-flap dehiscence after screwdriver trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23282001     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 29-year-old man presented with blurred vision, photophobia, and pain after trauma to his left eye caused by a screwdriver. He had a history of moderate myopia (visual acuity, 20/25) and had undergone uneventful bilateral laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) 10 years previously. On examination, he had a 180-degree traumatic corneal flap dislocation with an inverted tear in the temporal cornea (Panel A, fluorescein dye). After repositioning of the flap, a disposable contact lens, used as a therapeutic bandage, was placed on the cornea. Topical antibiotics and glucocorticoids were administered. One month postoperatively, his previous visual acuity had recovered and . . .
Nelson A Rodríguez; Francisco J Ascaso
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  368     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Hospital of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
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