[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.87.121.0. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
December 5, 1903

TWO CASES OF TRANSITORY COMPLETE BLINDNESS OF BOTH EYES.

Author Affiliations

NEWARK, N. J.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(23):1409-1410. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490420027003
Abstract

Case 1.  —Mrs. K. S., aged 32, has been married eleven years, and is apparently in robust health. She has given birth to two children, both of whom are living and in good health; the younger is 4 years old. Patient has always been in good health. No history of syphilis. For some weeks she has suffered more or less from frontal headache.She came to the Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary for the first time Dec. 22, 1901, complaining of loss of vision of left eye and impairment of vision of right eye. The examination made at this time showed that the exterior parts of the eye were perfectly normal in appearance, and that the movement of the eyes were unimpeded in any direction. On closer examination it was found that the left eye was blind; this eye could not distinguish between light and darkness. The pupil of this eye

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×