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March 1942


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Arch Ophthalmol. 1942;27(3):539-542. doi:10.1001/archopht.1942.00880030111005

The literature on carotid-cavernous aneurysm has become so extensive that justification for the addition of another case to those recorded requires the presentation of unique features or elucidation on points that have not previously been clarified.

REPORT OF A CASE  J. L. S. S., a white man aged 52, was first examined on Sept. 23, 1939, exactly one month after he sustained a head injury from which he was unconscious for forty-eight hours. Roentgenograms showed a basal skull fracture. When he awakened, throbbing pain and a pulsating noise were present in the right side of the head. Diplopia was annoying, and his physician noted a difference in the size of the pupils, the right being larger than the left. He was kept in a hospital for two weeks. On September 15, a week after he returned to his home, the right eye began to protrude, and when this occurred the

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