Embolism of the central retinal artery or of one of its branches is a rather frequent occurrence; embolism involving several branches of the arteria ophthalmica, however, seems to be rare enough to justify the reporting of a new case.
REPORT OF CASE
History.—A white man, aged 31, an embroidery worker, eight years previous to examination had had gonorrhea of four months' duration without further complications and without other venereal disease. For several years following this, he had repeated attacks of an eruption of the skin chiefly localized at the outer sides of the legs. He did not have any history of disease of the lungs, and the family history in this respect was negative. He had been married for three years ; his wife had never been pregnant ; she was sickly. He had not suffered any serious injuries, and did not drink or smoke to any great extent.
WALDSTEIN E. EMBOLISM OF SEVERAL BRANCHES OF THE ARTERIA OPHTHALMICA. Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;1(4):459–462. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810010477004
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