Intraocular hemorrhage

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Intraocular hemorrhage
Classification and external resources
ICD-9-CM 360.43

Intraocular hemorrhage (sometimes hemophthalmos or hemophthalmia) is bleeding (hemorrhage) into the eyeball (oculus in Latin. It may be the result of physical trauma (direct injury to the eye) or medical illness. Severe hemorrhage, particularly when leading to rising pressure inside the eye, may lead to blindness.



Different causes may cause bleeding in different locations.