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Obstetric forceps injury mimicking unilateral congenital glaucoma
  1. Anil K Mandal1,
  2. Vijaya K Gothwal2
  1. 1 Jasti V Ramamnamma Children's Eye Care Center, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  2. 2 Meera 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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  • Contributors AKM was involved in the conception and design of the study and VKG was involved in drafting of the article and revised it for intellectual content. Both the authors approved the final version of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.