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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 39-40

Cyanoacrylate-induced pseudo-tarsorrhaphy of the eye


Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Upender Wali
Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, 123 Al Khod/Muscat
Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.48421

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Cyanoacrylate, also known as superglue, is a polymer which forms a strong bond at room temperature with a variety of materials including metal, glass, plastic, rubber, skin, mucous membranes and other epithelial tissues as well. We hereby present a 22-year-old female who had an accidental instillation of the glue in her eye, with an uneventful outcome.


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