Retinal hemorrhages associated with in utero exposure to cocaine. Experimental and clinical findings.

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BACKGROUND The use of drugs of abuse--e.g., cocaine--during pregnancy has been associated with abnormalities of the visual system. The authors studied the effects of prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse, especially cocaine, on the vascular system of the retina in newborn infants and in an experimental model in the rat. METHODS The animal study was… (More)

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