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|Title:||Traumatic hyphaema following successive vacuum and forceps-assisted delivery|
Thampy, Reshma S.
|Keywords:||Birth injuries -- Complications -- Case studies|
Eye -- Wounds and injuries
Labor (Obstetrics) -- Complications
|Publisher:||Malta Medical Journal|
|Citation:||Malta Medical Journal. 2006, Vol.18(4), p. 30-31|
|Abstract:||Hyphaema can cause corneal staining and is a potential risk for glaucoma. We report a case of a neonate with isolated traumatic hyphaema following a prolonged delivery with the consecutive use of vacuum and forceps. A review the literature discusses reports of ophthalmic injuries associated with assisted vaginal deliveries.|
|Appears in Collections:||MMJ, Volume 18, Issue 4|
MMJ, Volume 18, Issue 4
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