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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 193-195

Autologous serum for anterior tissue necrosis after porous orbital implant


Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Services, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Saurabh Kamal
MS, 2180, Sector 28, Faridabad, Haryana - 121 008
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.129776

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Orbital implants are now routinely used after enucleation and evisceration. However exposure of the implant can lead to infection and extrusion. Hence, early repair of larger exposure with graft material is required. We describe three cases where early postoperative mucosal dehiscence was successfully managed with autologous serum.


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