Which age groups have the highest prevalence of globe rupture?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: John R Acerra, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Answer

Globe rupture typically occurs at a younger age in men (median age, 36 y) than in women (median age, 73 y). [7]

A high percentage of globe rupture occurrences are in adolescent boys.


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