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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 198-199

Dissimilar Maculopathies after Electrical Shock Injury: A Rare Case Report

1 Department of Medical Retina, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India
3 Department of Vitreoretina, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India

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Saurabh Deshmukh
Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, 96, Basistha Road, Guwahati - 781 028, Assam
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_147_20

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High electrical current can cause serious ocular injuries resulting in permanent vision loss, besides life-threatening complications. A 56-year-old man presented with diminution of vision in both eyes. The past medical history revealed occupational exposure to high-voltage electrical current 10 years ago. Fundus showed a foveal scar in the left eye and a dull foveal reflex in the right eye. Optical coherence tomography revealed foveal thinning in the right eye and foveal scarring in the left eye. This report thus highlights a case of dissimilar electric shock maculopathies depending on the distance of the eye from the point of entry of electric current.

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