Congenital arteriovenous aneurysm of the retina has been mentioned so infrequently as to make it a rare anomaly. Yet it is one that should be given consideration because of its similarity to angiomatosis of the retina (von Hippel-Czermak-Lindau's disease). As a matter of fact, the first case of angiomatosis of the retina was erroneously published by Fuchs,1 in 1882, under the name of arteriovenous aneurysm.
REPORT OF A CASE
Elizabeth G., aged 10 years, was examined at the dispensary of the University Hospital, and received treatment for blepharitis marginalis. Routine examination of the fundi revealed a curious condition in the left eye.
The vision and the pupillary reflexes in each eye were normal. Tests of the ocular muscle showed no imbalance. The conjunctival vessels were congested. Hertel's exophthalmometer gave a reading of 16 mm. for the right eye, and 18 mm. for the left eye. On palpation, there was