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September 1998

Intralenticular Hemorrhage Following Blunt Ocular Trauma

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Copyright 1998 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1998

Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(9):1258-1259. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.9.1258

A 25-YEAR-OLD Asian man was first seen in the emergency department complaining of right eye pain and decreased visual acuity. He stated that he had been struck in the right eye with a tennis ball that morning. On initial examination, visual acuity was hand motions OD and 20/20 OS. Intraocular pressure was 19 mm Hg OD and 12 mm Hg OS. There was a diffuse hyphema filling approximately 15% of the anterior chamber of the right eye. Results of dilated fundus examination were normal.

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