SURGERY INDUCED NECROTISING SCLERITIS (SINS) AFTER CATARACT SURGERY

S. Bala Murugan, Bharat Gurnani, Prasanth Gireesh, Narayana Shivananda, Kirandeep Kaur, Ashish Khodifad

Abstract


Surgery induced necrotizing scleritis is defined as scleral inflammation
with necrosis occurring after ocular surgery. Scleral inflammation and
necrosis are recognised as rare sequelae to ocular surgery with
potentially devastating consequences to the eye.


Keywords


sequelae,devastating,collagen vascular

Full Text:

PDF

References


Arentsen JJ, Christiansen JM, Maumenee AE. Marginal ulceration after intracapsular cataract extraction. Am .7 Ophthalmol 1976; 81: 194-7.

Bloomfield SE, Becker CG, Christian CL, Nauheim JS. Bilateral necrotising scieritis with marginal corneal ulceration after cataract surgery in a patient with vasculitis. BrJ7 Ophthalmol 1980; 64: 170-4.

O’Donoghue S, Lightman S, Tuft S, Watson P. Surgically induced necrotising sclerokeratitis (SINS)—precipitating factors and response to treatment. Br J Ophthalmol 1992; 76: 17-21.

Sainz de la Maza M. Scleritis. In: Foster CS, Azar DT, Dohlman CH. Smolin and Thoft´s: The Cornea, Scientific Foundations and Clinical Practice (4th Edition). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005; 559-569.

Beatty S, Chawdhary S. Necrotizing sclerokeratitis following uncomplicated cataract surgery. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 1998; 76: 382-383.

Young AL, Wong SM, Leung AT, Leung GY, Cheng LL, Lam DS. Successful treatment of surgically induced necrotizing scleritis with tacrolimus. Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2005; 33: 98-99.

Hemady R, Tander J, Foster CS. Immunosuppressive drugs in immune and inflammatory ocular disease. Surv Ophthalmol 35:369-381, 1991.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.