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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 73-75

Adult presentation of Haab's striae


1 Consultant Ophthalmologist, Spark Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, INHS Kalyani, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Harikrishnan Vannadil
Spark Eye Hospital, Malakpet, Hyderabad - 500 036, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcor.jcor_78_18

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In adults, Haab's striae are often an accidental finding during routine examination. The presence of Haab's striae points to an underlying event involving the eye during the developmental stage. Even though in most cases, the event might have been resolved, an attempt should be made to ascertain the cause for such a finding. Here, we report a case of a young adult with Haab's striae in one eye and a posttraumatic phthisical fellow eye. In the absence of any concrete history, we have to consider the possibility of glaucoma as well as trauma. Necessary investigations and follow-up are warranted in such cases.


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