International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017


Etiological Analysis and Management of Proptosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Burdwan, West Bengal

Dr. Bellona Debbarma, Dr. Indrajit Sarkar, Dr. Mousami Banerjee


Abstract: Aims & objectives-Proptosis can effect vision by causing exposure keratopathy, optic nerve compression etc depending on the causes. This study was done to investigate the etiological causes of proptosis and to treat them accordingly. Materials & methods- This is a prospective and interventional study conducted in the Department of Ophthalmology, Burdwan medical college, Burdwan. All the patients with proptosis attending our hospital during the study period were included. All the patients underwent investigations like exophthalmometry, orbital x-ray, B scan USG, MRI, CT scan. In endocrine cases, thyroid function tests were done. After diagnosis, according to the causes, patients were treated either conservatively or surgically. Results-Total 33 patients were included in the study. Infective, inflammatory, traumatic, neoplastic & vascular causes of proptosis were of 36.3 %, 21.2 %, 15.1 %, 12.1 % & 12.1 % respectively.2 (6 %) patients expired during treatment process. Conclusion-Depending on the causes, proptosis can cause blindness and even threatens life. So early diagnosis and treatment of proptosis is necessary.


Keywords: Proptosis, Exophthalmometry, CT scan, USG B scan


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,


Pages: 135 - 137


How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Bellona Debbarma, Dr. Indrajit Sarkar, Dr. Mousami Banerjee, "Etiological Analysis and Management of Proptosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Burdwan, West Bengal", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20177838, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017, 135 - 137

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