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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 611

Filiform pupil

Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Date of Web Publication13-Apr-2022

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Jagat Ram
Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2776_21

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Khurana S, Gupta PC, Ram J. Filiform pupil. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:611

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Khurana S, Gupta PC, Ram J. Filiform pupil. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2022 [cited 2023 Jun 2];2:611. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2022/2/2/611/342979

A 23-year-old man presented with decreased vision in his right eye, with visual acuity hand movements and intraocular pressure of 10 mm Hg. Slit-lamp examination of the right eye revealed complicated cataract and a non-dilating “filiform” pupil due to circumferential posterior synechiae [Figure 1]. On ultrasonography, total retinal detachment was found in the right eye. Examination of the left eye was unremarkable, with 20/20 corrected visual acuity. The patient underwent cataract surgery with pars plana vitrectomy and silicone oil tamponade in the right eye. The filiform pupil can be classically seen in patients who have had chronic inflammation due to uveitis, infection, or long-standing retinal detachment.[1],[2]
Figure 1: Anterior segment photograph of the right eye showing “filiform” pupil

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