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November 1937

CHRONIC EDEMA OF THE CORNEA: REPORT OF A CASE

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(5):813-820. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850110129012
Abstract

The following case of unilateral edema of the cornea in a young adult of 30, unassociated with trauma, with ocular inflammation, infection or hypertension, or with any other apparent local or general disease, is reported because of the great rarity and the obscure nature and origin of the condition.

REPORT OF CASE

S. K., an intelligent and cooperative white man 30 years of age, a salesman, presented himself for examination at the clinic of the Brooklyn Eye and Ear Hospital, in the service of Dr. E. C. Place, on April 22, 1936. He complained of fogged vision of the right eye. The first visual disturbance was experienced in July 1932, while he was on a fishing trip. At that time vision became hazy but it cleared up entirely after a few hours of sleep. Hazy vision recurred at intervals up to December 1935. Since then the haziness had been

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