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Harsukh Educational Charitable Society International Journal of Community Health and Medical Research

Volume1Iissue 1 September-December 2015

Case Reports

Retinal hemorrhage in severe anemia in children: A Case Report
Shashi Kant Dhir,Amarpreet Kaur, Gurmeet Kaur, Meenal Batta, Avneet Kaur, Manish Gupta

Retinal hemorrhages are usually seen in diabetes, hypertension, trauma, bleeding diathesis and in conditions associated with raised intracranial pressure and less commonly with severe anemia. The retinal hemorrhages in the megaloblastic anemia have been reported in adults but this finding in children is rare. We present one case of severe anemia presenting with sudden unilateral painless lossof vision due to retinal hemorrhages. Keywords: Retinal Hemorrhages, Severe Anemia, Megaloblastic Anemia, Children

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