Purtscher's disease

G S Baarsma, A Th M van Balen

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An 8-year-old boy was run over by a caravan and showed the typical fundus lesions described by Purtscher in 1910. Fundus picture, fluorescein angiograms and clinical course are presented, followed by a discussion on the different theories concerning the aetiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-104
Number of pages10
JournalDocumenta ophthalmologica. Advances in ophthalmology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sept 1977


  • Child
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Retinal Hemorrhage/pathology
  • Retinal Vessels/injuries


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