Severe proliferative retinopathy as the only sign of sickle cell hemoglobin C disease.

Abstract

A 48-year-old black woman developed severe bilateral hypoxic proliferative retinopathy without other clinical manifestations. The hemoglobin level was 10.6 to 11.5 g/100 ml, reticulocyte level was 2.2%, targeted and sickled red blood cells were seen on blood smears, and hemoglobins S and C were demonstrated by electrophoresis. Glucose tolerance test was… (More)

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@article{Moake1976SeverePR, title={Severe proliferative retinopathy as the only sign of sickle cell hemoglobin C disease.}, author={Joel L. Moake and Willie Mae Cooper and Rub{\'e}n Ruiz and Amber Adkins}, journal={American journal of ophthalmology}, year={1976}, volume={81 5}, pages={603-5} }