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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 183-184

A rare case of delayed onset capsular block syndrome managed using 25-gauge vitrector


Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Gauri Bhushan
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.169895

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We report a case of delayed onset capsular block syndrome in a patient 6 years after undergoing cataract surgery. Ocular examination revealed marked diminution of vision accompanied with a collection of milky fluid between the intraocular lens and posterior capsule. To treat and to understand the pathology of the condition, aspiration of fluid using 25-gauge vitrector through pars plana was done, and contents sent for microbiological analysis which did not reveal any growth. Postoperative period was uneventful with the absence of intraocular inflammation and excellent visual recovery.


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