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Cyclic variation in onset of central retinal vein occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3814564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We studied the seasonal incidence of onset of symptoms of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) in 105 patients over a 5-year period. Their onset showed a significant cyclic variation (p less than 0.01), being most frequent in the months September through to February. We believe this seasonal variation may in part reflect seasonal changes in haemostasis and retinal perfusion, though other unidentified factors play a significant role.
Authors:
M J Lavin; B J Dhillon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0007-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-02     Completed Date:  1987-04-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421041     Medline TA:  Br J Ophthalmol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  18-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Periodicity
Retinal Vein Occlusion / etiology*
Seasons*
Temperature
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