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July 1934

CHRONIC IRITIS WITH BLOOD VESSELS ON THE LENS

Arch Ophthalmol. 1934;12(1):99-100. doi:10.1001/archopht.1934.00830140109011
Abstract

The case reported here presented profuse vascular invasion of the surface of the lens and an unusually long-standing condition of the iris. As I had no recollection of having seen a similar proliferation of the blood vessels, and as there were so few references to cases of this type in the literature, I decided to photograph the eye and present a clinical report.

REPORT OF A CASE

A man, aged 56, applied for treatment at the New York Ophthalmic Hospital in September, 1932. He stated that he had been struck in the left eye with a stone forty-four years previously, and that directly after the injury he could distinguish only large objects. The sight gradually failed. The eye was free from pain but was always a little red.

The appearance of the right eye was normal, and the vision was 20/30, uncorrected. The left eye was blind, and

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