Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Jan 16, 2021; 9(2): 422-428
Published online Jan 16, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i2.422
Intravitreal dexamethasone implant — a new treatment for idiopathic posterior scleritis: A case report
Yong-Ji Zhao, Yu-Ling Zou, Ying Lu, Meng-Jun Tu, Zhi-Peng You
Yong-Ji Zhao, Yu-Ling Zou, Ying Lu, Zhi-Peng You, Department of Opthalmology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Meng-Jun Tu, Department of Ophthalmology, The Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 330006, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Zou YL, Lu Y, and Tu MJ treated the patient; Zhao YJ and You ZP drafted the paper; all authors read and approved the final version to be published.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81460088 and No. 81860177.
Informed consent statement: The patient provided informed written for the publication of this case report.
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Corresponding author: Zhi-Peng You, PhD, Doctor, Department of Opthalmology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, No. 1 Minde Street, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China.
Received: August 4, 2020
Peer-review started: August 4, 2020
First decision: November 14, 2020
Revised: November 18, 2020
Accepted: November 29, 2020
Article in press: November 29, 2020
Published online: January 16, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: We describe a case of using intravitreal dexamethasone implant to treat a patient with idiopathic posterior scleritis.