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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 63-65

Unilateral visual loss following assisted forceps vaginal delivery in a Nigerian neonate

Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

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Dr. Mary Ogbenyi Ugalahi
Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital, Ibadan
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DOI: 10.4103/1597-1112.179222

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Ocular injuries from assisted vaginal delivery have been reported in literature. Although retinal hemorrhages occur more frequently, severe sight-threatening injuries may also occur. We report a newborn baby with multiple ocular injuries and visual loss occurring after assisted forceps vaginal delivery.

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