Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (IJCEO) is open access, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published quarterly, online, and in print, by the Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF) since 2015. To fulfill our aim of rapid dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles ‘Ahead of Print’ on acceptance. In addition, the journal allows free access (Open Access) of its content, which is likely to attract more readers and citations of articles more...

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Poorva Shrivastava*, Lalit Shrivastava

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Role of B-scan in management of ocular trauma

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Author Details : Poorva Shrivastava*, Lalit Shrivastava

Volume : 7, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 672-675

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Background: The present study aimed to study the effectiveness of B scan in assessing the posterior segment in patients with ocular trauma, so that further treatment plan can be decided and prognosis can be improved.
Materials and Methods: The study was conducted as a cross-sectional study at tertiary care centre during the study period of 1 year on 42 patients presenting with history of ocular trauma. Patients were subjected to detailed history and ocular examination followed by B scan ultrasonography for ruling out posterior segment pathology.
Results: Mean age of 42.7±20.2 years and 45.2% patients belonged to 41 to 60 years of age. About 54.8% cases were females. About 50% cases had one or the other posterior segment finding. Retinal detachment followed by vitreous hemorrhage were the most common findings, observed in 19% and 11.9% cases respectively. Avulsion of optic nerve was the least common finding (2.4%).
Conclusion: B scan ultrasonography plays an important role in management of patients with ocular trauma for the detection of hidden posterior segment lesions. B scan must be performed routinely in all the cases of ocular trauma for early diagnosis and appropriate management of each case and to reduce the ocular morbidities.

Keywords: B scan, Ocular trauma, Intervention, Management, Ultrasonography, Posterior segment, Retinal detachment, Vitreous hemorrhage.

How to cite : Shrivastava P, Shrivastava L, Role of B-scan in management of ocular trauma. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021;7(4):672-675

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