Mr. S. C., aged 68, resident of Kentucky on a visit to Memphis, had been given a letter of introduction to me by Dr. J. M. Ray of Louisville. On the night of Dec. 9, 1904, about 9 o'clock, I was called to see him on account of a sudden pain in his left eye, accompanied by bleeding. He had undressed and retired, and afterward felt a desire to go to stool. His bowels moved without straining, and he again retired. After lying down he began to bleed from the left eye, and immediately to experience a severe pain. I found him still suffering such pain as to require half a grain of morphin to relieve him. The eye showed a large clot protruding from a rupture in the cornea, the corneal wound being about 10 mm. long. Oozing of blood was still going on, and the eye
ELLETT EC. SPONTANEOUS RUPTURE OF THE EYEBALLA PHENOMENON OF GLAUCOMA. JAMA. 1910;55(3):200–205. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330030022006
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