Traumatic and spontaneous scleral rupture and uveal prolapse in osteogenesis imperfecta

Amir Pirouzian, Henry O'Halloran, Colin Scher, Yvett Jockin, Reza Yaghmai

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Abstract

Three cases of severe globe injuries due to scleral fragility in osteogenesis imperfecta patients between the ages of 4 and 15 years are reported. Patient 1 had complete loss of vision. Patients 2 and 3 suffered non-sight-threatening scleral perforation. All 3 patients had no previous knowledge of recommendation for eyewear protection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-317
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
Volume44
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology

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