Pediatric intraoperative ciliary block

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Abstract

Pediatric patients who undergo intraocular surgery are at risk for many of the same perioperative complications as adults. The same methodical approach to assessing perioperative shallowing of the anterior chamber that presents in the adult population should be followed for children. We present a rare case of intraoperative ciliary block in a 3-year-old boy undergoing a second glaucoma drainage device implantation that was successfully treated with pars plana vitrectomy and hyaloid-zonulo-iridectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of AAPOS
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2021
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology

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