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January 28, 1905

OPERATIVE PROCEDURE ON THE EXCITING AND THE SYMPATHIZING EYE IN CASES OF SYMPATHETIC OPHTHALMIA.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(4):287-291. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.92500310031001h
Abstract

The object of this paper is to mention certain classes of conditions which are met with in eyes that produce, and in those that are affected by, sympathetic ophthalmia, as represented by the cases narrated, and to discuss briefly the treatment which seems to me to be indicated, trusting that the subject may meet with a full expression of opinion by the members of the Section.

1. Cases in which the exciting eye still preserves vision, the sympathizing eye being in the early stage of sympathetic ophthalmia. The following is a report of a case in point:

Case 1.  —E. B., aged 43, was admitted to the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Jan. 23, 1904. About Nov. 13, 1903, a piece of brick flew into his left eye. Three days later he went to a hospital in Brooklyn and was operated on. He says "there was pus in the

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