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August 1970

Lymphoma as a Cause of Hyphema

Author Affiliations

From the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;84(2):229-231. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990040231018

A case of spontaneous hyphema presents in adolescence as the prominent sign of systemic lymphoma. The ocular findings are similar to those of juvenile xanthogranuloma, but evidence of widespread systemic disease leads to the correct diagnosis.