Bilateral congenital microphthalmos
Background: Microphthalmos ia a rare congenital anormaly of the eye. Aim: To report a case of microphthalmos in an otherwise normal neonate Case report: A one-week-old full-term female neonate delivered by elective caesarian section to a mother who received ante-natal care in one of the choicest obstetric clinics in Port Harcourt is presented. The only congenital anomaly present was bilateral congenital microphthalmia. Conclusion: Microphthalmos is an uncommon condition whose management is very challenging. High motivation on the part of the parents can make the child live a fulfilled life and appear cosmetically acceptable.
Keywords: Microphthalmos, Congenital, Female neonate
Port Harcourt Medical Journal Vol. 2 (3) 2008: pp. 278-281
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