Terson syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Nasir Siddiqui

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Trauma patient

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Intraocular hemorrhage associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage (Terson syndrome)

Case Discussion

Often requires ophthalmologic intervention to prevent vision loss. Retinal or vitreous hemorrhage due to abrupt rise in intracranial hemorrhage resulting in venous hypertension and intraocular hemorrhage.

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Case information

rID: 11071
Case created: 14th Oct 2010
Last edited: 29th Sep 2015
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