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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2017;55(Suppl 4):S365-S368.

Ocular evisceration etiology

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Servicio de Oftalmología, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Ciudad de México, México umocular1@msn.com

Abstract

in English, Spanish

Background:

The aim of this paper was to determine the most common etiology of ocular evisceration in a tertiary-level hospital.

Methods:

Observational and retrospective study in the Ophthalmology Department from January 2013 to December 2016 at the Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI.

Results:

Of the 54 eviscerations, exogenous endophthalmitis was found 25.90%, ocular trauma 22.2%, painful blind eye 14.8%, perforated corneal ulcer and endogenous endophthalmitis both in 13% and perforated infectious corneal ulcers 11.1%; 70.4% were associated with systemic comorbidities and 79.6% were associated with ophthalmologic comorbidities.

Conclusions:

Exogenous endophthalmitis is the most frequent evisceration; the loss of an eyeball, has important social and labor impact, and economic for the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social.

KEYWORDS:

Epidemiology; Endophthalmitis; Eye Evisceration; Ophtalmologic Surgical Procedures

PMID:
29792614
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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