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Frequency of Purtscher’s retinopathy
  1. G Holló
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  1. Dr G Holló, Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary; hg{at}

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In their article Agrawal and McKibbin1 evaluate the one-year frequency and the clinical outcome data of Purtscher’s retinopathy through the British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit. All their 15 cases were visually symptomatic. Twelve cases were associated with trauma and three cases with acute pancreatitis. The authors conclude that the incidence of Purtscher’s …

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