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February 1979

Disc Hemorrhages in Patients With Elevated Intraocular Pressure: Occurrence With and Without Field Changes

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(2):284-285. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010136007

• The prevalence of splinter hemorrhages on the optic nerve head in 84 patients with chronic simple glaucoma was compared with that in 50 patients with elevated intraocular pressure. The patients with glaucoma showed a significantly higher prevalence of hemorrhages.

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