Transient open-angle glaucoma associated with sickle cell trait: report of 4 cases.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Four black patients, all with sickle trait (SA), developed transient open-angle glaucoma with blood in Schlemm's canal. In 3 patients the condition followed blunt trauma, while in the fourth no antecedent trauma was described. The intraocular pressure became normal in all 4 cases with the resolution of the haemorrhage from the trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Friedman, AH; Halpern, BL; Friedberg, DN; Wang, FM; Podos, SM

Published Date

  • December 1979

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 63 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 832 - 836

PubMed ID

  • 526464

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1043637

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-1161

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bjo.63.12.832


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England