Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences

MEDICAL SCIENCE - CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 70--71

Bilateral angle closure glaucoma following general anaesthesia


K Mohan Raj, P Arun Subhash Reddy, Vikram Chella Kumar 
 Department of Ophthalmology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Glaucoma Institute, Saint Joseph Hospital, Paris, France

Correspondence Address:
Dr. P Arun Subhash Reddy
Department of Ophthalmology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Glaucoma Institute, Saint Joseph Hospital, Paris
France

Angle closure glaucoma is one of the ophthalmic emergencies and treatment has to be given at the earliest. It is a rare complication of general anesthesia. A female patient underwent Hysterectomy under general anesthesia. Following this, patient developed bilateral angle closure glaucoma. This patient was treated with antiglaucoma medications followed by YAG laser iridotomy and patient regained vision.


How to cite this article:
Raj K M, Reddy P A, Kumar VC. Bilateral angle closure glaucoma following general anaesthesia.J Pharm Bioall Sci 2015;7:70-71


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Raj K M, Reddy P A, Kumar VC. Bilateral angle closure glaucoma following general anaesthesia. J Pharm Bioall Sci [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Jan 20 ];7:70-71
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