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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 189-190

Posterior choroidal effusion following uneventful cataract surgery


Department of Ophthalmology, Ponnammal Duraiswamy Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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B Koshal Ram
Department of Ophthalmology, Ponnammal Duraiswamy Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_47_21

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Posterior choroidal effusion occurs in the setting of sudden changes in intraocular pressure which facilitates the influx of fluid in the suprachoroidal space. The reason for sudden intraocular pressure fluctuation can be due to varied causes such as filtering surgery, use of antiglaucoma medication. In our case, it was following an uneventful cataract surgery in which the patient presented with a choroidal elevation on the first postoperative day. He was treated with systemic steroids and the choroidal elevation settled in 2 weeks. We present a serial optical coherence tomography imaging of the patient which showed a resolution.


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