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Mastering TASS: An Updated Review of the Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Title:  Mastering Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS):  An Updated Review of the Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Author: M. Aabid Farukhi
Date:  09/03/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; TASS; Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome
Diagnosis: Toxic anterior segment syndrome
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient who presented with toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) after cataract surgery. A review of the differentiation of TASS versus endophthalmitis is discussed. The causes, pathogenesis, clinical course, risk factors for, and management of TASS are presented. A grading scale for TASS is also presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17614
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