BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-221761
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Ultrawide field imaging and sonography of a radial buckle

  1. Pradeep Venkatesh
  1. Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pradeep Venkatesh, venkyprao{at}
  • Accepted 3 September 2017
  • Published 13 September 2017


A 78-year-old male presented with blurring of vision in right eye (RE) since 2 months. He was diagnosed to have retinal detachment in RE 27 years ago, which had been successfully repaired with scleral buckling surgery. Retinal holes had been treated with laser prophylaxis in left eye (LE). On examination, visual acuity was 6/24 in RE and 6/9 in LE. Both eyes had posterior subcapsular cataract (RE>LE). The retina was attached in RE, while features of high myopia, like fundus tessellation and peripapillary crescent, were evident. Indent of a radial explant was noticeable in the inferior nasal quadrant along with indent …

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