publication . Article . 2016

A CASE OF SELF-INDUCED ACUTE HYDROPS IN A PATIENT WITH IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDER ASSOCIATED WITH COMPULSIVE EYE TRAUMA

Bindu Madhavi B; Soumya H.N;
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  • Published: 31 Mar 2016 Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare, volume 3, pages 1,207-1,208 (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
Abstract
PURPOSE To describe acute hydrops in a patient with impulse control disorder (not otherwise specified) secondary to self-induced repetitive eye trauma. METHODS A 22-year-old male patient was referred from a psychiatrist with a diagnosis of impulse control disorder not otherwise specified (compulsive impulse self-mutilating behaviour) for opacity and watering of both eyes (left eye more than right eye). Left eye showed features of acute hydrops with Descemet’s tear and right eye showed corneal opacity with Descemet’s tear (status post hydrops). RESULT The patient was prescribed cycloplegics, hypertonic saline for left eye and was advised against scratching the ey...
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Medical Subject Headings: eye diseasessense organsgenetic structures
free text keywords: Acute corneal hydrops, Eye rubbing, Impulse control disorder, Impulse control disorder, medicine.disease, medicine, business.industry, business, Anesthesia, Eye trauma, Acute hydrops, lcsh:General works, lcsh:R5-130.5
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