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Bilateral acute depigmentation of the iris in a child following exposure to insecticide spray

Authors
  • Singh, Swati
  • Diwan, Shilpi1
  • Sachdev, Mahipal Singh2
  • 1 Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Centre for Sight Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • 2 Cataract, Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Centre for Sight Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India
Type
Published Article
Journal
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
Publication Date
May 25, 2020
Volume
68
Issue
6
Pages
1191–1193
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1676_19
PMID: 32461477
PMCID: PMC7508121
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Bilateral acute depigmentation of the iris (BADI) is a rare disease of unkown etiology. We report a case of BADI in a 10-year-old child after accidental exposure to a herbal insecticide. Spontaneous iris repigmentation was observed during the follow-up period.

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