Eales's disease is characterized by neovascularization and idiopathic retinal and vitreous hemorrhages. Therapy in the past included the use of radiation. A case is reported of a patient who received a dose of 15,000 roentgens (approximately 14,250 rad) to the right eye via temporal and nasal portals. He subsequently lost vision in that eye. Thirty years after the radiation was administered, a nasocutaneous fistula developed, and it was closed with a forehead island flap.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Head & Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1980|
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