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Ocular Manifestations in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 4)

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Page : 403-405

Keywords : clinically significant macular edema; extra ocular muscles; pigment epithelial detachment;

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Purpose: To conduct a thorough ocular examination and to study the occurrence of various ocular manifestations exhibited by patients with chronic kidney disease and to analyse the findings. Materials and Methodology: This study was conducted at department of ophthalmology, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences from August 2019 to January 2020. 50 patients fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria were included in the study. All patients were subjected to detailed systemic and ophthalmic evaluation. Relevant systemic investigations like FBS, PPBS, BP, Blood urea, serum creatine, serum cholesterol, complete blood picture and ultrasound abdomen were done. Inclusion Criteria: All stages of chronic kidney disease duration of renal disease more than 3 months, age between20-70 years. Exclusion Criteria: cases with acute fulminant disease, cases with pre existing ocular disease. Results: In this study the most common ocular manifestation in chronic kidney disease patients was found to be cataract, followed by macular edema, age related macular degeneration, clinically significant macular edema, lid edema and conjunctival pallor. Conclusion: This study was done to highlight the importance of ocular examination in all patients with chronic kidney disease irrespective of ocular symptoms so that necessary treatment can be given before they cause irreversible visual impairment.

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