|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 179
Bilateral outer retinal hole following electrocution
Amber Amar Bhayana, Shorya Vardhan Azad, Priyanka Prasad, Priyadarshana Bardoloi, Vishnu Todi
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
|Date of Web Publication||01-Apr-2021|
Dr. Shorya Vardhan Azad
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi
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Bhayana AA, Azad SV, Prasad P, Bardoloi P, Todi V. Bilateral outer retinal hole following electrocution. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:179
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Bhayana AA, Azad SV, Prasad P, Bardoloi P, Todi V. Bilateral outer retinal hole following electrocution. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Aug 3];1:179. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2021/1/2/179/312397
A 27-year-old-male accidentally electrocuted himself from an overhead transmission (alternating current) line while working and presented as a case of post electrocution bilateral outer retinal macular hole [[Figure 1]a-right, d-left- white arrow] which was confirmed on swept-source optical coherence tomography [[Figure 1]b-right, e-left]. Retinal periphery didn't show any other abnormalities [[Figure 1]c-right, f-left]. The patient was explained guarded prognosis and was advised monthly follow up. Complications like cataract, vitreous hemorrhage, vascular occlusions, retinal detachments, macular cyst, macular holes, optic neuropathy and atrophy post electrocution can lead to vision loss.,,,, We report a case of bilateral outer retinal hole following accidental electrocution at work place.
|Figure 1: Right eye. (a) Fundus photograph showing lamellar hole, white arrow. (b) Swept source optical coherence tomography confirming outer lamellar hole. (c) Ultrawide field photograph; Left eye. (d) Fundus photograph showing lamellar hole, white arrow. (e) Swept source optical coherence tomography confirming outer lamellar hole. (f) Ultrawide field photograph|
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