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January 1964

Choroidal Hemangioma

Author Affiliations

San Francisco
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Medical Center.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;71(1):69-70. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970010085012

The patient, a 51-year-old engineer, was first seen on Oct 6, 1954, because of blurred vision, right eye, for five months. There were no other complaints. His health was excellent.

Vision was 20/70+3 in the right eye and 20/15 in the left. External examination was negative. Tension was 16 mm Hg in each eye.

The vitreous was clear, and the right fundus showed the retina to be elevated by a yellow-white lesion of the choroid temporal to the macula. The area of elevation was two disk diameters in size and appeared solid. The macula also showed some edema. There was no surrounding retinal detachment. There were no exudates in or under the retina. The visual field of the right eye showed a generalized constriction for the 5/1,000 test object, with maximal remaining field in the temporal lower quadrant. P32 studies failed on two occasions to reveal a difference in

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