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

High altitude retinopathy

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
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.112163

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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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