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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97-99

Optic nerve avulsion: A rare presentation of blunt trauma


Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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Valiyaveettil Babitha
Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode - 673 008, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mjmsr.mjmsr_23_17

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Optic nerve avulsion is one of the severe complications of blunt ocular trauma. Although a rare entity, optic nerve avulsion should be suspected in all blunt trauma cases presenting with sudden marked visual loss accompanied with dense vitreous hemorrhage.


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