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Transient open-angle glaucoma associated with sickle cell trait: report of 4 cases.
  1. A. H. Friedman,
  2. B. L. Halpern,
  3. D. N. Friedberg,
  4. F. M. Wang and
  5. S. M. Podos

    Abstract

    Four black patients, all with sickle trait (SA), developed transient open-angle glaucoma with blood in Schlemm's canal. In 3 patients the condition followed blunt trauma, while in the fourth no antecedent trauma was described. The intraocular pressure became normal in all 4 cases with the resolution of the haemorrhage from the trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal.

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