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The oculocardiac reflex in a congenitally anophthalmic child.

Authors
  • Ward, B
  • Bass, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Paediatric anaesthesia
Publication Date
May 01, 2001
Volume
11
Issue
3
Pages
372–373
Identifiers
PMID: 11359601
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a case of reflex bradycardia due to ophthalmic surgical stimulus in a congenitally anophthalmic child. Although the oculocardiac reflex has been previously reported from the empty orbit following enucleation, we are unaware of other cases involving a congenital absence of the globe.

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