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Obstetric forceps injury mimicking unilateral congenital glaucoma
  1. Anil K Mandal1,
  2. Vijaya K Gothwal2
  1. 1Jasti V Ramamnamma Children's Eye Care Center, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  2. 2Meera and L B Deshpande Centre for Sight Enhancement; L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anil K Mandal, Jasti V Ramanamma Children's Eye Care Center, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, AP 500034, India; mandal{at}

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A healthy child was brought to our emergency department 2 h after birth with a diagnosis of suspected unilateral congenital glaucoma of the left eye. There was a history of forceps assisted delivery. Examination showed conjunctival chemosis, congestion and corneal oedema, more prominent centrally and paracentral vertical fold across the diameter of the cornea (figure 1). The right …

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