Spontaneous globe rupture in a patient with extensive ocular surgical history.
Globe rupture is visually dramatic in appearance for emergency clinicians and is a sight-threatening injury for the patient. It requires prompt ophthalmologic surgical intervention for optimal outcomes. Cases are typically the result of ocular trauma; however, this case highlights a rare instance of spontaneous globe rupture in a patient with an extensive ocular surgical history.
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Kolosionek T, Sultan DA, Tsay K, Schultz KL, MacKenzie RS, Elliott NC. Spontaneous globe rupture in a patient with extensive ocular surgical history. Am J Emerg Med. 2023 Mar 17:S0735-6757(23)00139-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.03.024. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36964114.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine Residents, Fellows and Residents, USF-LVHN SELECT Program, USF-LVHN SELECT Program Faculty, USF-LVHN SELECT Program Students