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Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

August 13th, 2017


  • Look For

  • Redness beneath the conjuncctiva due to bleeding
  • Significance

  • May be a sign of coagulopathy.
  • Causes of Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

  • Idiopathic
  • Ocular damage - trauma, contact lens use, surgery
  • Vascular damage - hypertension, diabetes, atherosclerosis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Conjunctival tumour
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