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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 522-524

Squint surgery in a case of osteogenesis imperfecta


Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Sowmya Raveendra Murthy
Consultant, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru - 560 037, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1520_21

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is well known to be associated with blue sclera due to thinning along with skeletal deformities. Not all cases of OI have blue sclera despite having a thinner sclera than in normal individuals. We are presenting a case report of a 28-year-old girl with intermittent exotropia and OI with no evidence of blue sclera. On AS-OCT, scleral thinning was noted at the level of medial rectus muscle insertion. The patient underwent successful recession-resection surgery for the same. The thin sclera and OI need not deter the decision to operate on squint, and a successful squint surgery is possible in eyes with some amount of scleral thinning with careful suturing.


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