Amaurosis and blood loss.

Kaufman Lab // Publications // Nov 01 1978

PubMed ID: 717525

Author(s): Klewin KM, Appen RE, Kaufman PL. Amaurosis and blood loss. Am J Ophthalmol. 1978 Nov;86(5):669-72.

Journal: American Journal Of Ophthalmology, Volume 86, Issue 5, Nov 1978

A 57-year-old alcoholic man sustained permanent bilateral blindness and optic atrophy as a complication of hemorrhage from peptic ulcer disease. Post-hemorrhagic visual loss occurs in middle-aged, debilitated persons a short time after repeated episodes of hemorrhage from any site.