Journal of Current Surgery, ISSN 1927-1298 print, 1927-1301 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 11, Number 1, March 2021, pages 21-23

A Rare Case of Anterior Chamber SF6 Gas as a Complication of Pneumatic Retinopexy


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Gas filling the anterior chamber after the drainage of aqueous. Surgeon’s view, left eye. Note a small amount of subconjunctival gas in the site of injection (indicated by the black star).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Extraction of gas using a cannula. Surgeon’s view, left eye. A cannula is introduced through the superotemporal paracentesis (indicated by the black arrow) and the gas is completely removed. Intravitreal gas evident superonasally (indicated by the white star).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Post successful management of gas in the anterior chamber. Surgeon’s view, left eye. Intravitreal gas evident superonasally (indicated by white star).