Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 2002;43(8):1553-1557.
Published online August 1, 2002.
5 cases of Infected Hydroxyapatite Orbital Implant.
Su Jin You, Hee Wan Yang, Ho Cheon Lee, Sung Joo Kim
1Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Seoul, Korea. eye111@channeli.net
2Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Hydroxyapatite 안와삽입물의 감염 5예
유수진 ( Su Jin You ) , 양희완 ( Hee Wan Yang ) , 이호천 ( Ho Cheon Lee ) , 김성주 ( Sung Joo Kim )
Abstract
PURPOSE
To describe the rare condition of an infection of hydroxyapatite orbital implant in five patients who had undergone seemingly uncomplicated evisceration and implantation of hydroxyapatite orbital implant. METHODS: The infection of hydroxyapatite orbital implant developed from 6 months to 6 years (mean 3 years 4months) after evisceration and from 3months to 6years (mean 2years 7months) after drilling. In all cases, lid swelling, conjunctival injection and implant exposure were observed. In 3 cases, the hydroxyapatite orbital implant was removed and Medpor(R) implantation was done. In 2 cases, the hydroxyapatite orbital implant was removed and dermis fat graft was done simultaneously. RESULTS: In all five cases the inflammation signs disappeared and conjunctival sac was well formed for artificial eye fitting after treatment. CONCLUSIONS: We experienced 5 cases of infected hydroxyapatite orbital implant, and treated them successfully.
Key Words: Hydroxyapatite;Infection;Orbital implant


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