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June 1980


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Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(6):1134. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020031124027

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To the Editor.  —The following is intended to correct inaccuracies in Fig 6 (page 2,323, the pedigree) of our article, "Cavernous Hemangioma of the Retina" (Archives 97:2321-2324, 1979).The very small x (located on the shaft) directly above the patients' symbols represents the individuals examined. Thus, there were 36 persons in this pedigree whom we examined. This lowercase x does not appear in the published key.The capital X with spheres on the tips is intended to indicate the persons who have died (not the patients examined as noted in the published key). In the published pedigree, the proband (designated by an arrow) and her three children bear this symbol, but they are alive. Therefore, there are only 12 persons in the pedigree who died.The related text (first column to the left under the pedigree on page 2,323) should now read "We examined the proband, her three children, and

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