CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Congenital anophthalmos in Benin city


Department of Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Unit, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

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Valentina Okeigbemen
Department of Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Unit, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-9171.142757

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Congenital anophthalmos is a rare clinical condition. This is a report of two cases of clinical anophthalmos seen in Benin City, Nigeria. Two cases of unilateral anophthalmos have been previously reported. Bilateral clinical anophthalmos is a relatively rare condition hence the first reported case in Benin City is presented. The first patient presented with primary anophthalmos while the second case presented with degenerative or consecutive anophthalmos.


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