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Infarction of the optic nerve head in children with accelerated hypertension.
  1. D Taylor,
  2. J Ramsay,
  3. S Day and
  4. M Dillon


    Four cases of anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy occurred in children with accelerated hypertension. The cause may have been a sudden relative fall in arterial pressure which reduced the perfusion of the optic disc, whose circulation was compromised by long-standing hypertensive vascular disease.

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