J Korean Ophthalmol Soc > Volume 56(11); 2015 > Article
Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 2015;56(11):1817-1820.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/jkos.2015.56.11.1817    Published online November 15, 2015.
A Case of Ocular Siderosis with Cataract and Delayed-Onset Secondary Glaucoma.
Gyu Le Han, Min Gui Kong, Jong Chul Han, Chang Won Kee
Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. ckee@skku.edu
안구 철 침착증으로 발생한 백내장 및 지연성 이차성 녹내장 1예
성균관대학교 의과대학 삼성서울병원 안과학교실
Received: 17 April 2015   • Revised: 23 June 2015   • Accepted: 4 September 2015
We report a rare case of ocular siderosis with delayed-onset secondary glaucoma occurring 10 years after cataract and iron foreign body removal. CASE SUMMARY: A 47-year-old male who suffered an ocular injury with an iron material to his left eye 3 years prior to his initial visit was treated in our clinic for a cataract with siderosis lentis. Ten years after he underwent cataract surgery he developed secondary open-angle glaucoma. Trabecular block taken during trabeculectomy showed no iron material, however, a fibrosclerotic change was observed. CONCLUSIONS: In patients with a history of traumatic siderosis lentis, a potential risk of siderosis remains for a long period.
Key Words: Cataract;Glaucoma;Siderosis

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