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February 1949

JUXTAPAPILLARY HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OF THE RETINAReport of a Case

Author Affiliations

READING, PA.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(2):178-182. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040183004
Abstract

THE OCCURRENCE of hemangioendothelioma of the retina, or von Hippel's angiomatosis retinae, is frequent enough to be hardly worthy of special comment. The case which is presented, however, is sufficiently interesting and unusual to be brought to the attention of ophthalmologists.

REPORT OF CASE  H.S., a medical officer aged 40, white, was admitted to Dibble General Hospital on March 27, 1945, for investigation of blurred vision in the right eye of ten months' duration. This symptom was first observed when the patient noted that he could not focus with his right eye when using a pair of field glasses. His records indicated that in June 1943, prior to his departure overseas, vision was 20/25 in his right eye and 20/20 in his left eye with a mild correction for myopia. The patient showed no immediate concern over his newly discovered blurred vision in the right eye, but three months later,

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