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Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

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Overview

    • 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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