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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 944-947

Modified Nishida procedure for hypertropia following traumatic laceration of the inferior rectus


1 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Services, MGM Eye Institute, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Cornea and Anterior Segment Services, MGM Eye Institute, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

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Dr. Anupam Sahu
MGM Eye Institute, 5th Mile, Vidhan Sabha Road, Raipur - 493 111, Chhattisgarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_723_22

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Isolated inferior rectus transection is a rare outcome of ocular trauma, leading to hypertropia and debilitating diplopia in primary and reading positions. The modified Nishida procedure is an easy-to-perform, minimally traumatizing, reversible, ciliary vessel sparing muscle transposition procedure that is ideal for post-traumatic scenarios. We report our experience with the modified Nishida procedure in a case of a lost inferior rectus after traumatic laceration.


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