High altitude related bilateral subconjunctival hemorrhage
Onur Çatak 1 * , Veysel Aykut
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1 Elazığ Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Göz Bölümü, Elazığ, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) is an easily detectable examination finding for an ophthalmologist. It is a benign disorder with good visual prognosis. Herein, a 18-year-old male reported bilateral SCH. When the patient was reexamined, it has been observed in his history that patient climbed the mountain for the purpose of hunting the day before. This case emphasizes the importance of a thorough anamnesis in cases presenting with SCH.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 3, 393-394


Publication date: 12 Sep 2013

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