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RETINITIS PUNCTATA ALBESCENS

RETINITIS PUNCTATA ALBESCENS Abstract The interesting and typical case to be reported was seen at my clinic at Wills Hospital. REPORT OF CASE A woman, aged 20, of Jewish parentage, born in Russia, who came to this country seven years before she was seen at the clinic, until recently had been doing clerical work. Her chief complaint was headaches, especially in the vertex, worse toward the close of the day, and accompanied by a heavy feeling in both eyes. She also complained of inability to see well at night. She had never worn glasses. She stated that at the age of about 5 years, her mother took her to a physician because she could not see in the dark. He was told about the condition, but the patient received no treatment. She believed that the condition had somewhat improved, as she did not have as much trouble as formerly, although her dark adaptation was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

RETINITIS PUNCTATA ALBESCENS

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 3 (6) – Jun 1, 1930

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1930 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1930.00810080101008
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Abstract

Abstract The interesting and typical case to be reported was seen at my clinic at Wills Hospital. REPORT OF CASE A woman, aged 20, of Jewish parentage, born in Russia, who came to this country seven years before she was seen at the clinic, until recently had been doing clerical work. Her chief complaint was headaches, especially in the vertex, worse toward the close of the day, and accompanied by a heavy feeling in both eyes. She also complained of inability to see well at night. She had never worn glasses. She stated that at the age of about 5 years, her mother took her to a physician because she could not see in the dark. He was told about the condition, but the patient received no treatment. She believed that the condition had somewhat improved, as she did not have as much trouble as formerly, although her dark adaptation was

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1930

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