Histologic studies supplementing biomicroscopic examination of the eye just prior to its excision, as in the following case, are not commonly reported, although this would seem to be the most desirable method of investigating the pathology of the eye.
REPORT OF CASE
History.—S. M., a man, aged 32, on July 18, 1931, entered the ophthalmic out-clinic at Rush Medical College, because of enlargement of the right eye, with loss of its vision. Ten years before, at the age of 22, there had been a penetrating wound of the right eye, followed two days later by an operation which relieved the severe pain in the eye. The injured eye retained fairly good vision for about seven years ; then within one year's time its vision failed completely, so that it had been totally blind for the past two years. During the past year there had been a gradually increasing bulging
MONCREIFF BK. AN ATYPICAL PIGMENT LINE OF THE CORNEA: A BIOMICROSCOPIC AND HISTOLOGIC STUDY. Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(6):847–851. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820190065006
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