Longitudinal analysis of central serous chorioretinopathy and sex.

  title={Longitudinal analysis of central serous chorioretinopathy and sex.},
  author={Kaley C. Todd and Dean P. Hainsworth and Levonne R Lee and Richard W. Madsen},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={37 7},
BACKGROUND Stress has been proposed as one of the contributing factors of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). Because the number of women in the workforce has increased dramatically in past decades, their presumed additional stress may increase their risk for CSC. We performed a study to determine whether the ratio of men to women in whom CSC was diagnosed remained constant between 1970 and 2000 in our patient population. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of 88 patients (69 males… CONTINUE READING


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