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Disc Hemorrhages - Differential Diagnosis!

Disc Hemorrhages!

-Also called Drance hemorrhage, Splinter hemorrhage, nerve fiber layer hemorrhage.

-Linear hemorrhages perpendicular to the optic disc.

-On the superotemporal or inferotemporal margin of the disc.


-Observation of a disc hemorrhage should prompt a thorough investigation for glaucoma.

-IOP lowering therapy if required.⁣

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