Profile of ocular injuries and its medicolegal aspects in Jhalawar region
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 9309-9315
AbstractBackground: Ocular trauma was once described as “Neglected Disorder”, but now it is known as a major cause of visual morbidity leading to visual loss or impairment and diminished quality of life.
Aims and Objectives:
To Estimate Incidence & Pattern of Ocular Injuries of Medico-legal importance in patient attending to Medical College Jhalawar & Associated Group of Hospitals from 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2019.
To know about the Factors Influencing Ocular Injuries.
To know about the Medico legal type of Ocular Injuries.
Methodology: This prospective hospital based study was carried out in Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Medical College Jhalawar, after ethical clearance 124 subjects were studied fulfil in inclusion and exclusion criteria. A detailed history and clinical examination was performed and investigations were also done if required. Data were extracted and appropriate statistics were applied.
Results: Young Males were more affected by Ocular Injuries. No significant difference were found in laterality of eye injured. Blunt injury was observed as most common type of Ocular Injury.
Conclusion: The medico legal consultant must take detailed history, proper documentation and should be familiar with ocular examination for better management of medico legal cases of ocular trauma.
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