Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1998;39(6):1250-1254.
Published online June 1, 1998.
Incidence and Risk Factors of Strabismus in Premature Baby.
Key Hwan Lim, Young Suk Yu, Bong Leen Chang
1Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
미숙아에서 사시의 발생률과 위험인자
임기환(Key Hwan Lim),유영석(Young Suk Yu),장봉린(Bong Leen Chang)
Abstract
This study is performed to know the incidence and risk factors of strabis-rnus in premature baby. We reviewed charts of 131 patients retrospectively, who were born in Seoul National University Children`s Hospital andadmitted in it`s neonatal intensive care unit from Jan. 1991 to Dec. 1993 and followed up equal to or more than 6 months. All of the babies was born in the sam.e hospital with gestational period less than 33 weeks or birth weight less than 1500g. The incidence of strabismus was 2.3% at 6 months, 8.8% at 12 months and 16.0% at 24 months. The incidence of strabismus was not associated with retinopathy of prematurity, threshold disease of retinopathy of prematurity, and intraventricular hemorrhage, respectively.
Key Words: Incidence;Retinopathy of prematurity;Risk factors;Strabismus


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