|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 609
“Hesitancy wounds” like corneal scars
Priyanka Prasad, Amber A Bhayana
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
|Date of Web Publication||13-Apr-2022|
Amber A Bhayana
Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi - 110 029
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Prasad P, Bhayana AA. “Hesitancy wounds” like corneal scars. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:609
A 26-year-old otherwise healthy female was noted to have multiple parallel scars on her inferotemporal peripheral cornea of right eye [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. The scars were due to repeated anterior chamber paracentesis during different episodes of intravitreal anti-VEGF injections (Bevacizumab-1.25 mg/0.05 mL; on treatment for her idiopathic choroidal neovascular membrane). They resemble the classical self-harm hesitancy wounds [Figure 1]c and thus have been described so. Judicial use of oral and topical perioperative antiglaucoma medications could have avoided the insult.
|Figure 1: (a) diffuse illumination and (b) oblique focal illumination showing corneal scars; (c) sample of hesitancy cuts in a self-harm subject|
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