Volume 2, Issue 1, 2017   |   https://doi.org/10.18311/jhsr/2017/15691   |  Cited by 0 articles

Symblepharon Following Seizure: Clinical Case Scenario and Review of Literature


  • Aravind Eye Hospital, Vitreous and Retinal Services, Pondicherry, India
  • University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Uyo, Nigeria
  • University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Uyo, Nigeria


A 5-year old girl had generalized convulsion that lasted 5 minutes following a febrile illness. Two weeks after, she presented with symblepharon involving the medial part of lower lid, bulbar conjunctiva and caruncle. Patient had a successful surgical synechiolysis and fornix maintained with regular rodding. It was concluded that symblepharon and other avoidable complications can follow a poorly managed seizure spell.


Ocular Complications, Seizure, Symblepharon.

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