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Surgical treatment of an exudative retinal detachment associated with a giant retinal pigment epithelial tear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23410817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
After cataract surgery, a 69-year-old man presented with hypotony and choroidal effusion followed by retinal pigment epithelium tear and exudative detachment of the retina. Vitrectomy with fluid-air exchange successfully led to reattachment of all layers.To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of successful surgical management of exudative detachment secondary to retinal pigment epithelium tears.
Authors:
Uday R Desai; Nitin Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina     Volume:  44     ISSN:  2325-8179     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101599215     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2013, SLACK Incorporated.
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