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Featured Article for September 1, 2017[edit | edit source]

Optic Disc Hemorrhage[edit | edit source]

Disc hemorrhages are characteristic linear hemorrhages perpendicular to the optic disc, most commonly on the superotemporal or inferotemporal margin. The cause of disc hemorrhages has not been fully characterized, and mechanical and vascular hypotheses with evidence supporting both have been proposed.