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Globe luxation in histiocytosis X

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Andrew Pearson, Emeritus Professor Alan Craft


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A boy with histiocytosis X, first diagnosed at the age of 9 months, presented at the age of 5 years with left globe luxation. Under general anaesthesia the globe was reduced and a temporary paracentral tarsorrhaphy carried out. He was started on a course of oral steroids. Two years later he had normal visual acuity, full ocular movements, and healthy fundi.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Wood, C. M., Pearson, A. D. J., Craft, A. W., Howe, J. W.

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Journal of Ophthalmology

Year: 1988

Volume: 72

Issue: 8

Pages: 631-633

Print publication date: 01/08/1988

ISSN (print): 0007-1161

ISSN (electronic): 1468-2079


DOI: 10.1136/bjo.72.8.631

PubMed id: 3261992


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