Film 89428: The Tale of the Troublesome Tamarind Seed | ASCRS
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Film 89428: The Tale of the Troublesome Tamarind Seed
May 2023
Meeting: 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Mishank Jain, FRCOphth, MBBS
Additional Producers: Rashmi Akshikar, MBBS, FRCOphth, MRCOphth, MS; Atul Gupta, FRCOphth, FRCS, MS, MBBS
Category: New Producer/Young Physician
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We report a case of traumatic injury from an innocuous tamarind seed. This unusual mechanism of injury resulted in a plugged corneal wound, white cataract and ballooning of the posterior capsule with no intraocular foreign body to be found. Each surgical step of this case required caution and skill to deal with unexpected findings, including posterior capsule membranes, along the way.

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