Intraocular hemorrhage

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Intraocular hemorrhage
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Intraocular hemorrhage is bleeding (hemorrhage) inside the eye (oculus in Latin) . It may be the result of physical trauma (direct injury to the eye) or other diseases, injuries or disorders (such as diabetes, hypertension, or shaken baby syndrome).[1] Severe bleeding may cause high pressures inside the eye, leading to blindness.


The types of ocular hemorrhages are classified based on where the bleeding is occurring:


Different causes may cause bleeding in different locations.

The major causes of bleeding are injury diabetes mellitus hypertension.


Intraocular hemorrhage is typically diagnosed with slit lamp examination.



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