choroidal hemorrhage


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choroidal hemorrhage

Bleeding into the choroid of the eye, a complication of systemic anticoagulation, hypertension, macular degeneration, some ocular surgeries, and ocular metastases of malignant tumors. Visual impairment resulting from the bleeding is usually significant.
See also: hemorrhage
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We did not record severe complications that might affect sight as hyphema, endophthalmitis, choroidal hemorrhage, loss of AC, persistent hypotony, or MMC-related complications.
The second reason for anterior chamber flattening is ciliary body edema and choroidal swelling caused by extensive laser or cryocoagulation, scleral buckling, or choroidal hemorrhage [14].
As shown in Figure 6, no retinal detachment or choroidal hemorrhages were demonstrated 1 hour following transplantation (Figure 6(b)).