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August 1937

ATROPHY OF THE OPTIC NERVE AND NAEVUS FLAMMEUS ASSOCIATED WITH HEMANGIOMA OF THE CHOROID: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(2):193-197. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850080013001
Abstract

The following case is reported because of the possible relation of the condition to encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, which was recently reviewed by Appelmans.1

REPORT OF CASE

History.—A. C., a boy aged 12 years, came to the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital on Dec. 30, 1935, complaining of pain in the left eye of three weeks' duration. The left eye had been blind since birth, and on occasions it had been painful for short periods.

Examination—The condition noted on examination was as follows:

Right Eye: Vision was 6/6. The eye was structurally and functionally normal. There was no evidence of abnormal vessels. The tension was 17 mm. of mercury (Schiötz). The field of vision was full as determined by perimetry with the use of a 0.5 degree red test object and a 0.5 and a 0.25 degree white test object at 0.3 meter.

Left Eye: Vision was reduced so

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