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June 16, 1906

THE FORMATION OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE IN THE ANTERIOR PART OF THE VITREOUS BODY IN YOUNG GIRLS.

Author Affiliations

NEWARK, N. J.

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(24):1828-1829. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.62510510020002a
Abstract

Hirschberg1 says: "Enigmatical to me is also the white tissue formation in the lower anterior part of the vitreous body, which I have seen a few times in young girls, ending in some in some damage to, in others in total loss of vision. In these cases tuberculosis could be excluded. He quotes briefly two cases.

Case 1.  —A healthy girl, aged 16, was first seen Nov. 29, 1897. The right eye began to lacrimate two and one-half months previously. The lacrimation lasted two days and was accompanied by pain for a day only. There was obscuration of right eye; the left eye was normal. Right eye: fingers at 4' V. F. intact. There was a large dark spot which surrounded the blind spot, and which sent a broad offshoot toward the point of fixation. There was no irritation. Tn. Brownish dots in the cornea. The pupil was of

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