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Unusual ocular manifestations following viper bite
  1. May Thet Hnin Aye1,
  2. Thet Naing2,
  3. Kay Thi Myint3
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, Magway General Hospital, Magway, Myanmar
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
  3. 3Faculty of Medicine, SEGi University, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kay Thi Myint, kaythimyint.eye{at}


We report a case of a 70-year-old farmer admitted for viper bite who presented with bilateral hyphema and angle closure attack. He was managed conservatively with topical steroids and cycloplegics. He responded well and was discharged after 2 weeks.

  • anterior chamber
  • pupil
  • ophthalmology
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  • Contributors Patient was under MTHA’s care. MTHA contributed for conception, acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data and revising it critically for intellectual content. KTM contributed for conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data, drafting the article and revising it critically for intellectual content. TN contributed for analysis and interpretation of data and revising it critically for important intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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

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