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December 1932

AN ATYPICAL PIGMENT LINE OF THE CORNEA: A BIOMICROSCOPIC AND HISTOLOGIC STUDY

Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Rush Medical College CHICAGO
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Rush Medical College, University of Chicago.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(6):847-851. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820190065006
Abstract

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

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