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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 712-713

Traumatic optic nerve avulsion in indoor sport: A case report

Department of Neurophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry, India

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Dr. Priya Sivakumar
Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry - 605 007
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3593_20

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Optic nerve head avulsion is a rare complication of ocular blunt trauma usually seen in outdoor sport. The case reported is a 19-year old male presented due to sudden loss of vision in right eye following injury by jumped off dice while playing carom board. On examination visual acuity was light perception and fundus showed vitreous hemorrhage and deep seated optic nerve head. As visual recovery was unlikely, he advised to follow up after one month after explaining prognosis. We emphasis to suspect optic nerve avulsion in indoor sport injury and early diagnosis to prevent unnecessary treatment.

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