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Management of anterior chamber dislocation of dexamethasone implant.
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PMID:  23323589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Purpose: To report dislocation of dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex®) into the anterior chamber and to discuss intervention options. Design: Interventional case report. Methods: An 89-year-old woman presented after Ozurdex® implant injection for chronic cystoid macular edema secondary to idiopathic intermediate uveitis. The dexamethasone implant dislocated into the anterior chamber. Pharmacologic dilation was administered and the patient was placed in a reclined supine position. Results: Successful repositioning of the implant into the vitreous cavity. Conclusions: Although it is a rare complication, anterior dislocation of a dexamethasone implant may have serious consequences. Early recognition and appropriate management is advisable.
Sarita A Kishore; Shlomit Schaal
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ocular immunology and inflammation     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1744-5078     ISO Abbreviation:  Ocul. Immunol. Inflamm.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-01-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9312169     Medline TA:  Ocul Immunol Inflamm     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville , Louisville, Kentucky , USA.
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