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November 1930

ATYPICAL (UPWARD) COLOBOMA OF THE CHOROIDCLINICAL DESCRIPTION

Author Affiliations

HAVANA, CUBA

Arch Ophthalmol. 1930;4(5):668-671. doi:10.1001/archopht.1930.00810130058005
Abstract

I have had the opportunity to observe the following case :

H. H. M., a woman, aged 27, came to the outpatient department of Mercedes Hospital on Jan. 18, 1930, complaining that for the last few months she had noticed that the sight of her left eye was poor. On examination the fundus of this eye was normal. That of the right eye showed an upward coloboma of the choroid. This (fig. 1) extended from the upper margin of the disk to the periphery of the fundus above, forming a sector somewhat over 30 degrees ; it was pearl white, with pigment proliferation along its edges, especially below, where this encroached a little over the upper margin of the disk; a branched retinal vessel was to be seen coursing along its temporal margin, and at the lower inner angle some choroidal vessels were visible. There were no other retinal vessels in the

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