Precocious exudative retinal detachment after surgery of the macular hole

Gribomont, A.C.

Bulletin de la Societe Belge d'Ophtalmologie 267: 77-79

1997


ISSN/ISBN: 0081-0746
PMID: 9745816
Document Number: 478315
The retrospective study of our patients operated on for an idiopathic macular hole shows 2 cases of presumed exudative retinal detachment appearing 24 to 36 hours after surgery. This complication, to our knowledge, has never been reported. We describe these 2 cases and discuss on one hand, the arguments for an exudative etiology of the retinal detachment, and on the other hand, the possible causes of this unusual complication.

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