A RARE COMPLICATION OF POSTERIOR SUBTENON INJECTION

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Abstract

Purpose:

To report a case of posterior ciliary artery occlusion after posterior subtenon injection.

Methods:

Clinical examination and fundus fluorescein angiography was performed to confirm diagnosis. A 49-year-old female who was on treatment for bilateral chronic sclerokeratouveitis was given posterior subtenon injection for cystoid macular edema.

Results:

Posterior ciliary artery occlusion occurred after posterior subtenon injection.

Conclusion:

Choroidal vascular occlusion is a rare complication of posterior subtenon injection.

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