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Fuchs' spot

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A small black spot on the fundus oculi (2: in the fovea centralis) in high myopia, occurring after macular haemorrhage.

Description

A small black spot on the fundus oculi (2: in the fovea centralis) in high myopia, occurring after macular haemorrhage.

First described by Fuchs in Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde, 1901, 5: 171.

Bibliography

  • M. B. Bender:
    Neuroophthalmology.
    In A. B. baker, ed: Clinical neurology. 2nd edition, New York, Hoeber, 1965.

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