Chimdi M Ekwerekwu1, Okey Onwuasoigwe2 1 Department Of Ophthalmology University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu 2 Orthopaedic Unit Department Of Surgery University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu
Chimdi M Ekwerekwu Department Of Ophthalmology UNTH, Enugu
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A case of the rare complication, Purtscher's retinopathy, following trauma in a 34 year-old Nigerian Igbo man is reported.
The young man who was the backseat passenger in a bus, in which following a road traffic accident one of the passengers died, noticed diminution in vision of the left eye after a brief period of loss of consciousness. Associated with this unilateral visual loss were right lower lid loss, right mandibular and femoral fractures.