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Simethicone retinopathy in an immature infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21053868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
Annie Chan; Tony Tsai; Joan O'Brien; Darius M Moshfeghi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye     Volume:  41 Online     ISSN:  1938-2375     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-08     Completed Date:  2011-03-10     Revised Date:  2011-09-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101155780     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e1-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010, SLACK Incorporated.
Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Colic / drug therapy*
Embolism / chemically induced,  complications
Fundus Oculi
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Retinopathy of Prematurity / chemically induced*,  pathology
Simethicone / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
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