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July 16, 1910

SPONTANEOUS RUPTURE OF THE EYEBALLA PHENOMENON OF GLAUCOMA

Author Affiliations

MEMPHIS, TENN.

JAMA. 1910;55(3):200-205. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330030022006
Abstract

Author's Case.—  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

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