Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

: 2013  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 176--177

High altitude retinopathy

Muna P Bhende, Aashraya P Karpe, Bikramjit P Pal 
 Sri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreoretinal Services, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

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Muna P Bhende
No 18, College Road, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai 600 006

High altitude retinopathy is a condition often seen among mountain climbers or among persons who reach high altitudes rapidly. In this report, we describe a case of a 57 year old healthy gentleman who presented with diminution of vision in both the eyes associated with retinal hemorrhages and the spontaneous resolution of the same.

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Bhende MP, Karpe AP, Pal BP. High altitude retinopathy.Indian J Ophthalmol 2013;61:176-177

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Bhende MP, Karpe AP, Pal BP. High altitude retinopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Aug 8 ];61:176-177
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