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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 655-656

Bilateral corneal drug deposits due to olanzapine

Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Nisha Bharti
302, Ambika Enclave, New Delhi - 110 078
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1792_21

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A 21-year-man male patient presented for a regular eye check-up. He was a known case of bipolar affective disorder and was on the antipsychotic drug, olanzapine, for 12 years. Slit-lamp examination showed peripheral anterior-mid stromal, bilateral, whitish, diffuse pigmentary deposition. Olanzapine is a second-generation atypical antipsychotic used in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. In this case report, we describe a case of corneal deposits related to another new generation atypical antipsychotic agent, olanzapine.

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