Causes of Removal of The Eye In Ibadan

ABSTRACT 

The aim of the study was to enumerate the causes of removal

of the eye in our community and find out ways of

reducing this. 139 eyes were removed at the University

College Hospital, lbadan, over a 5 year period between

january 1989 and December 1993. Only 100 of the cases

were available for inclusion in this. study. The age, sex,

causes of removal of the eyes and final diagnosis were obtained.

Most of the patients (64'10) were below the age of

30 years, the youngest being 3 weeks of age. The most

common cause of eye removal was found to be infective

(endophthalmitis/panophthalmitis), although in the age

group of 0-10 years, Retinoblastoma was the commonest

cause of the removal of the eye

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APA

Baiyeroju-Agbeja, A (2021). Causes of Removal of The Eye In Ibadan. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-removal-of-the-eye-in-ibadan

MLA 8th

Baiyeroju-Agbeja, A.M. "Causes of Removal of The Eye In Ibadan" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-removal-of-the-eye-in-ibadan. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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Baiyeroju-Agbeja, A.M. . "Causes of Removal of The Eye In Ibadan". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Apr. 2021. Web. 20 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-removal-of-the-eye-in-ibadan >.

Chicago

Baiyeroju-Agbeja, A.M. . "Causes of Removal of The Eye In Ibadan" Afribary (2021). Accessed April 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-removal-of-the-eye-in-ibadan