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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 634-636

Lesson to be learned: A case of ocular trichloroacetic acid burn in an infant


Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Saroj Gupta
Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal - 462 020, Madhya Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3664_20

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Pediatric ocular chemical injuries constitute a true ocular emergency and require urgent evaluation and treatment. We report a case of ocular chemical burn in an 11-month-old infant following contamination of ophthalmic eye drop vial with trichloroacetic acid. The child developed superficial corneal burn which was managed successfully with a favorable outcome.


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