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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 15, Issue 2, June 2015 pp 263-265

Case Report

Diplopia due to Selective lateral rectus palsy as a complication after coronary angioplasty – A case report

Kalyan Munde1, Nagesh Waghmare2, Ashish Amladi3, Anil Kumar4

1,2Assistant Professor, 3Sr. Resident, 4Honorary Professor and Head of Unit, Department of Cardiology, J. J. Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA.

The overall incidence of stroke after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) ranges from 0.2 to 0.4 %. Periprocedural strokes associated with these invasive procedures are frequently attributed to embolic material that lodges in distal cerebral arteries. Selective involvement of single ocular muscle (Lateral Rectus) leading to diplopia is a rare complication.we are presenting such a case.