staphyloma

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staphyloma

(ˌstæfɪˈləʊmə)
n
a condition in which the sclera or cornea of the eye projects outwards due to inflammation
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1 case (2%) ended in perforation underwent Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty, 3 cases (6%) lead to panophthalmitis and 1 case (2%) resulted in anterior staphyloma. Out of 3 panophthalmitis cases 1 was positive for Aspergillus, 1 was for S.aureus on culture and 1 was no growth.
of Cases % 1 Nebula 9 18 2 Macula 27 54 3 Leucoma 9 18 4 Perforation and Pseudo Cornea 1 2 5 Panophthalmitis 3 6 6 Anterior Staphyloma 1 2 Total 50 100
Nevus of Ota, port-wine stain, anterior staphyloma, Glaucoma.
In most cases, congenital anterior staphyloma presents with a disfigured eye and very poor vision.
Other complications observed were descemetocoele (7.09%) and anterior staphyloma (1.57%) (Table No.

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