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February 1979

Disc Hemorrhages in Patients With Elevated Intraocular PressureOccurrence With and Without Field Changes

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.