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September 12, 1891

HÆMORRHAGIC GLAUCOMA WITH AN ANALYSIS OF THREE CASES.Read in the Section of Ophthalmology, at the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Washington, D. C., May, 1891.

Author Affiliations

OF BALTIMORE, MD., Pathologist and attending Surgeon to the Presbyterian Eye and Ear Hospital, Baltimore. Ophthalmic and Aural Surgeon to the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Dispensary. Ophthalmologist to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(11):410-414. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410890022001d

By hæmorrhagic glaucoma I understand that form of glaucomo which is preceeded by numerous hæmorrhages in the retina, and when in the majority of cases the glaucomatous symptoms do not show themselves for many weeks after the visible retinæ changes. It is hence a secondary glaucoma.. The youngest case on record occurred at 35 years of age and is reported by V. Græfe. The disease occurs most frequently in persons who have passed the fiftieth year, and there is every reason to believe that the time of life is here an essential factor. The attacks generally commence with a sensation of pricking beneath the lids, as though a foreign body were lodged there. The lachrymation is considerable and there is much conjunctival injection. The pains radiate all around the eyeball, down the side of the nose and over the head frequently back to the occiput. We have, in other words