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July 22, 1911

TUBERCULOUS CYCLITIS FOLLOWING NONPERFORATING INJURY TO THE EYE

Author Affiliations

Surgeon to Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary and Ophthalmologist to Augustana Hospital; Pathologist and Assistant Surgeon to Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary CHICAGO

JAMA. 1911;LVII(4):274-279. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260070278004
Abstract

CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS BY DR. DODD  The following case presented some very interesting features. Two of the most unusual conditions were the rupture of the retina, which was present in the region of the ora serrata as the result of a contusion, and an anterior tuberculous uveitis manifesting itself several months after the injury, with negative results from the diagnostic use of tuberculin.

History.  —The patient, T. L., aged 10 years, was first seen by me in March, 1908, and the following history obtained: The family had noticed a spot on the left cornea for about eight weeks, and although the eye at times was inflamed and at other times free from irritation, this spot remained. The child had been struck over the left eye with a baseball about ten months before; the lids became discolored and the eye-ball inflamed. A few months prior to that he had been struck near

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