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March 1939

(a) LEIOMYOMA AND (b) HEMATOMA OF THE IRIS: REPORT OF CASES

Author Affiliations

MEMPHIS, TENN.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1939;21(3):497-504. doi:10.1001/archopht.1939.00860030103010
Abstract

(a) CASE OF LEIOMYOMA OF THE IRIS  R. T., a white man aged 47, was referred to me by Dr. W. N. Reed, of Amory, Miss., on March 16, 1937. He said that for twenty years he had noticed that the pupil of his right eye was elongated instead of round and that about fifteen years ago something seemed to be growing into the anterior chamber. This was of a light color at first ; later it grew darker, and about three weeks before he was seen by me a hemorrhage had occurred into the front of the eye. The blood absorbed, leaving the appearance presented by the patient on March 16.The left eye was normal in every respect. Tension equaled 15. Vision in the right eye was 6/18, and the patient was able to read Jaeger's test type 16 : with a + 2.00 cylinder, axis 165, vision was 6/5, and

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