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REVIEW ARTICLE

Traumatic Glaucoma in Children

Savleen Kaur, Sushmita Kaushik, Surinder Singh Pandav

Keywords : Trauma, Childhood, Glaucoma, Penetrating, Blunt

Citation Information : Kaur S, Kaushik S, Singh Pandav S. Traumatic Glaucoma in Children. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2014; 8 (2):58-62.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1162

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Young patients are more prone to ocular trauma but most of the published studies describe complicated cataract as a result of trauma with its treatment modality. As a result, little is known about the different causes, common presenting signs and symptoms, visual outcomes, and most frequent management modalities of traumatic glaucoma in children. This review aims to study the demographical profile, presentation, management and outcome of traumatic glaucoma in children as well as the various factors associated with advanced glaucomatous changes.


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