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Abstract #82479 Published in IGR 20-4

Leftover mitomycin-c sponge causing blebitis

Khamar M; Bhojwani D; Patel P; Patel P; Vasavada A
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2019; 67: 1753-1755


Trabeculectomy is the commonest surgical intervention performed worldwide for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma. However, the use of antimetabolites during trabeculectomy has been associated with various bleb related complications. We report this interesting case to highlight unique clinical presentation and management of a leftover mitomycin-C sponge causing blebitis.

Department of Ophthalmology, Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

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Classification:

12.8.10 Woundhealing antifibrosis (Part of: 12 Surgical treatment > 12.8 Filtering surgery)
12.8.11 Complications, endophthalmitis (Part of: 12 Surgical treatment > 12.8 Filtering surgery)



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