Kerala Journal of Ophthalmology

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Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 123--125

Acute traumatic maculopathy


Shruthy Vaishali Ramesh1, Prasanna Venkatesh Ramesh2, Meena Kumari Ramesh1, Ramesh Rajasekaran3 
1 Department of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Mahathma Eye Hospital Private Limited, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Glaucoma and Research, Mahathma Eye Hospital Private Limited, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Mahathma Eye Hospital Private Limited, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Prasanna Venkatesh Ramesh
Mahathma Eye Hospital Private Limited, No. 6, Tennur, Seshapuram, Trichy - 620 017,Tamil Nadu
India

Traumatic retinopathy may occur secondary to direct or indirect trauma to the globe. Presentation of retinopathy may either be a coup (direct site of injury) and or contre-coup (distant sites including the macula). Commotio retinae in the posterior pole is referred to as Berlin's edema. The fovea is extremely thin, and blunt trauma may cause a full-thickness macular hole by either one or a combination of mechanisms, including contusion necrosis and vitreous traction. Holes may be noted immediately or soon after blunt trauma due to severe Berlin's edema, or after a subretinal hemorrhage caused by a choroidal rupture, or following severe cystoid macular edema, or after a whiplash separation of the vitreous from the retina. Post-traumatic macular holes (TMHs) may be successfully closed with vitrectomy and gas injection. We report a case of blunt trauma leading to Berlin's edema and TMH.


How to cite this article:
Ramesh SV, Ramesh PV, Ramesh MK, Rajasekaran R. Acute traumatic maculopathy.Kerala J Ophthalmol 2021;33:123-125


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Ramesh SV, Ramesh PV, Ramesh MK, Rajasekaran R. Acute traumatic maculopathy. Kerala J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Dec 5 ];33:123-125
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