ISSN 0886-3067

Volume No 37 Issue No 2

Posterior Segment Pathologies in Patients with Ocular Trauma Using B-Scan Ultrasonography

Purpose: To determine the frequency of posterior segment pathologies caused by ocular trauma using B scan USG. Study Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Holy family hospital, Rawalpindi, from September 2015 to March 2016. Methods: One hundred patients of ocular trauma, 12 to 45 years of age were included in the study. Patients who had any posterior segment pathology prior to the ocular trauma were excluded. B scan was performed in all patients. The data was collected and analyzed using SPSS version 17. For all the categorical variables like gender, type and site of ocular injury, the side of eye involved, type of posterior segment pathology as detected on B Scan, frequencies and percentages were calculated. For the continuous variables like age and time since injury, mean and standard deviation were calculated.

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