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100 Years Ago in the Archives
May 2001

A look at the past . . .

Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119(5):787. doi:10.1001/archopht.119.5.787

Rochon-Duvigneaud (Paris): On the amblyopia occurring in the last stage of cancer. With the exception of a slight anaemia of the optic disc Rochon-Duvigneaud could find no anomalies in the fundus. Nor could he find in the retina, optic nerves, chiasm, or optic central organs, in a case that had been examined in life, anything abnormal. He would explain the amblyopia as being due to an excessive anaemia of the visual centres.

Reference: Berger E. Report of the ophthalmological section of the 13th International Medical Congress in Paris, August 2-9, 1900. Arch Ophthalmol. 1901;30:190.

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