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High altitude related bilateral subconjunctival hemorrhage

By Onur Çatak and Veysel Aykut


Subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) is an easily detectableexamination finding for an ophthalmologist. It is abenign disorder with good visual prognosis. Herein, a18-year-old male reported bilateral SCH. When the patientwas reexamined, it has been observed in his historythat patient climbed the mountain for the purpose of huntingthe day before. This case emphasizes the importanceof a thorough anamnesis in cases presenting with SCH. JClin Exp Invest 2013; 4 (3): 393-394Key words: Subconjunctival hemorrhage, Acute mountainsickness

Topics: Subconjunctival hemorrhage, Acute mountain sickness., Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Association of Health Investigations
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.5799/ahinjs.01.2013.03.0312
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