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Severe corneal melting and perforation with dacryocystitis due to decreased ophthalmology consultation during COVID-19 pandemic
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  • Daisuke Nagasato,
  • Hitoshi Tabuchi,
  • Tomofusa Yamauchi,
  • Hitoshi Imamura,
  • Yoshie Shimizu
Daisuke Nagasato
Tsukazaki Hospital
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Hitoshi Tabuchi
Tsukazaki Hospital
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Tomofusa Yamauchi
Tsukazaki Hospital
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Hitoshi Imamura
Tsukazaki Hospital
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Yoshie Shimizu
Tsukazaki Hospital
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Abstract

A patient with dacryocystitis who had a regular ophthalmology visit canceled the regular visit with a COVID-19 pandemic. After that, serious deterioration was observed and emergency evisceration was performed. Even during COVID-19 pandemic, so it is necessary to continue regular eye examinations and infection treatment.