Secondary glaucoma may be defined as being that variety of glaucoma which occurs as a result of some preexisting disease of the eye which has caused an increase in the intraocular tension by obstructing the angle of the anterior chamber. It is not the purpose of the writers to enumerate the conditions which may effect this closure, but merely to give a detailed report of three cases which occurred in their practice, in all of which such an occlusion was found, and in addition, to call especial attention to conditions which existed in two of the eyes.
—J. E. G., male, aged 39 years, first consulted Dr. Posey about his eyes three years ago. His primary ocular affection dated back four years, and was said by the patient to be characterized by pain, redness and dimness of vision in both eyes, though he thought that the inflammation was
POSEY WC, SHUMWAY EA. SECONDARY GLAUCOMA. A CLINICAL AND PATHOLOGIC REPORT OF THREE CASES, REPRESENTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF THE DISEASE. JAMA. 1900;XXXV(6):342–346. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620320012002b
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