Intra-articular spine injections of steroid as a contributing factor to glaucoma

Queena Qin, Robert J. Casson, Daniel Myers, Sudha Cugati

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    Abstract

    Steroid‐induced elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) leading to glaucoma is a well‐documented phenomenon.1 However, intra‐articular corticosteroid injection causing elevated IOP is an extremely rare phenomenon.2, 3 To our knowledge, we describe the first case of intra‐articular glucocorticoids resulting in steroid‐induced glaucoma.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)703-705
    Number of pages3
    JournalClinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
    Volume48
    Issue number5
    Early online date21 Feb 2020
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2020

    Keywords

    • intra-articular spine injections
    • steroid injections
    • glaucoma
    • Intraocular pressure
    • Steroid‐induced elevated intraocular pressure

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