Open globe injury: Presentation and predicting factors
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 1222-1227
AbstractAim: To identify the prognostic factors in open globe injuries and its presentation.
Materials and Methods: Retrospective study at Government medical College, Bharatpur,
JLN Medical College Ajmer, GMC Churu, GMC Dungarpur, Rajasthan, India in year 2021,
patients presented to casualty department of eye and undergone intervention with follow-up
of 1 to 3 months or till better recovery.
Results: Total 62 patients, 44 (71%) were males and 18 (21%) were females. Mean age was
24 years (with range: 2.5-62 years). Factors affecting final outcomes in ocular trauma are
nature and mechanism of injury, presenting conditions initial visual acuity, timing of
presentation and timing of intervention, segmental involvement as anterior or posterior
segment and zone of injury.
Conclusion: These predicting factors helps in counseling and explaining the prognosis and
also the deciding the line of treatment
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