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PEREZ ALEMANY, Miguel E. et al. Subconjunctival luxation of the lens due to traumatic contusion. MEDISAN [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.10, pp.7043-7048. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 47 year-old patient of rural origin is described, who was attended in the emergency room of the Ophthalmological Center in "Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital from Santiago de Cuba due to a traumatic contusion in his right eye when falling from an approximately 5 or 6 meters high tree. He was diagnosed an ocular trauma in opened globe in area II, penetrating scleral wound and IV degree hyphema. After 4 days, when decreasing the hyposphagma, subluxation of the lens was observed in the inferonasal conjunctiva. After a prolonged process of exploration and preoperative and postoperative follow-up, he achieved a satisfactory visual recovery

Keywords : traumatic contusion; subconjunctival luxation of lens; scleral rupture; ophthalmological center.

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