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February 1973

Conjunctival Vascular Pathology Associated With Diabetic Lipemia Retinalis

Author Affiliations

Brisbane, Australia
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Mater Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;89(2):120-121. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000040122012

Transmural lipid imbibition occurs in conjunctival capillaries in lipemia retinalis of diabetic origin. This pathological alteration is of sufficient magnitude to produce disturbances in capillary circulation.