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Increased risk of coronary heart disease in male patients with central serous chorioretinopathy: results of a population-based cohort study
  1. Carrie Huisingh1,
  2. Gerald McGwin1,2
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  2. 2Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gerald McGwin, Departments of Epidemiology and Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 609 Eye Foundation Hospital, 1720 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA; mcgwin{at}uab.edu

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In the recent article published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Chen et al1 investigated whether patients with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) have an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). The authors conclude that those with CSCR (specifically males) had a higher rate of developing CHD than those without CSCR. However, in our opinion, …

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