Case 1. A primipara, pregnant seven months. Urine had been examined, but no albumen found. There was a marked optic-neuritis and some retinitis; later a few fan-shaped hemorrhages appeared. Vision was reduced to perception of light before labor was induced.
A living child was delivered.
Three years later vision was 20/30 in each eye, and there was albumen in the urine.
Case 2. A primipara, pregnant six and a half months. The urine was loaded with albumen. Numerous retinal hemorrhages, of dark color and irregular shape, and large plaques of exudation.
A look at the past . . .. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(1):107. doi:10.1001/archopht.117.1.107