STUDY OF OPHTHALMIC MANIFESTATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH HAEMATOLOGICAL DYSCRASIASJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.10, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2022-10-19
Authors : Ekta A. Chandak; Akshay J. Bhandari;
Page : 1003-1007
Keywords : HaematologicalDisorders Anaemia RetinalHaemorrhage OcularManifestations;
BackgroundAndObjectives:Haematologicaldyscrasiasreferstodisorders of the cellular elements of the blood, indicating a pathologicalcondition.Tostudythetypesofophthalmicmanifestationsinhaematological dyscrasias. Methods: This was a Descriptive cross-sectional study of 200cases admitted and diagnosed with various haematological dyscrasias inMedicine, Paediatrics wardsof the hospital betweenDecember 2020 toNovember2022.Allpatientsunderwentastandardisedandcomprehensiveophthalmic evaluation. Results:Outof200cases,152caseswereofnonmalignantdiseases,and 48 cases were of malignant diseases.Male cases were predominantly higherthan female cases. Conjunctival pallor was the most common anteriorsegment manifestation observed, and Retinal haemorrhage was the mostcommon posterior segmentmanifestation observedduring the studyperiod. Conclusion: It is essential to examine all patients with haematologicaldisordersforocularmanifestationsasithelpsindiagnosisandprognosis. Early recognition of the ocular manifestations is of greatimportance as an early treatment institution may prevent or alleviatebothocularandsystemic complications.
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