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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-62

Posterior scleritis in pediatric age group: A case report and review of literature


Department of Ophthalmology, Armed Forces Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Radha Shenoy
Department of Ophthalmology, Armed Forces Hospital, P. O. Box 750, PC 112, Al Khoud, Muscat
Oman
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.176121

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Posterior scleritis is rare in both the adult and pediatric age groups. Increased awareness and availability of advanced diagnostic facilities aid in early diagnosis and management. Visual recovery is possible with systemic steroids and immunosuppression. We report the case of a 12-year-old male child who presented with poor vision in his right eye and was found to have retinal striae and disc edema due to posterior scleritis.


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