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February 1973

"Wet Snow"

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;89(2):169-170. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000040171025

To the Editor.  —The vitreous in toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis may be extremely hazy from leukocytic infiltration. Although I have seen about 500 cases of toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis, I do not recall having seen the following clinical picture before nor have I been able to find it in the literature.

Report of a Case  A 43-year-old black man who has had poor vision in his right eye, at least from the time of high school, complained of hazy vision in the left eye. The haziness was noted in September 1970 at the time of flulike symptoms. He was treated with prednisolone tablets four times a day; homatropine 1 drop twice a day in the left eye; 1% prednisolone sodium phosphate drops in the left eye 4 times a day; and sub-Tenon's injections of methylprednisolone acetate about every two weeks. When the patient first visited me on May

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