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December 1932


Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(6):901-902. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820190121015

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This is the corrected form of an abstract which appeared in the November issue of the Archives (8: 782, 1932) in the Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society.

Mooren's Ulcer. Dr. Arthur J. Bedell, Albany, N. Y.

The author presented two cases of Mooren's ulcer. In one case, presented before the American Ophthalmological Society in 1921, the vision had improved to 3/200 in each eye. The corneas were more convex than normal, and showed marked limbus vascularization and extensive interstitial clouding, with small calcified flakes. There was widespread pigmentation on the lens capsule. This is the first case which has been illustrated with stereoscopic photographs taken years after its onset.

The other case had not been presented before the society, and was noteworthy because of the tuberculous infiltration of the conjunctiva and episcleral tissues. The patient was a 43 year old woman whose right eye was enucleated because of an

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