Hypertensive Retinal Changes and Sympathectomy

  title={Hypertensive Retinal Changes and Sympathectomy},
  author={R. Stephenson},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  pages={727 - 728}
  • R. Stephenson
  • Published 1948
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Mr. Frank Law said that he had notes of a similar case. This was in a lady, aged 37, who was sent to him in 1943 because she was worried about her eyes. She said that her vision had always been bad. Her vision corrected was 6/12 in the right eye and a little over 6/18 in the left. He found similar changes in both fundi limited to the distribution of the vessels, in particular the veins. The pigment was coarse. The vessels were rather small and the discs yellowish in colour. The choroid was well… Expand
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