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Eyeball rupture due to ocular trauma is a major public health problem with a high global incidence. In contrast, non-trauma case of spontaneous eyeball rupture is extremely rare and is never been reported in Indonesia. In this report, we present a patient with spontaneous right eyeball rupture due to acute glaucoma secondary to hyper mature cataract. Although eyeball rupture in both trauma and non-trauma cases have the same poor outcome, non-trauma case of spontaneous eyeball rupture is preventable. Therefore, proper management and evaluation of the patients with cataract and glaucoma are necessary to avoid this rare and devastating outcome.


Eye Rupture Glaucoma Cataract Indonesia

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Darmawan, H. (2019). An unusual cause of eyeball rupture: a case report. JKKI : Jurnal Kedokteran Dan Kesehatan Indonesia, 10(2), 203–205.


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