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December 8, 1900

HEMORRHAGIC GLAUCOMA.A CLINICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF A CASE.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(23):1461-1464. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620490019001f
Abstract

Hemorrhagic glaucoma may be defined as an ocular affection characterized by an increase in the intraocular tension, as the result of a previous hemorrhagic retinitis. Although now generally recognized as a distinct type of glaucoma, the pathology of hemorrhagic glaucoma is still obscure, so that the microscopical examination of each case is of value as serving to elucidate the precise nature of this disease. It is with this object in view, therefore, that the following case, which has been carefully studied, both clinically and pathologically, is reported.

The patient, G. W. H., aged 58 years, consulted the writer in December, 1894. He said that he had never had any trouble with his sight until the preceding August, when he noticed one morning on rising that everything appeared blue and that objects were seen indistinctly. He could not remember any illness, or having subjected himself to exposure or to any unusual

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