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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2015, Article ID 429251, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/429251
Clinical Study

Acute-Onset Vitreous Hemorrhage of Unknown Origin before Vitrectomy: Causes and Prognosis

1Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
2Department of Ophthalmology, Gangneung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Gangneung, Republic of Korea
3Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
4Department of Ophthalmology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, 88 Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul 138-736, Republic of Korea

Received 17 April 2015; Accepted 7 June 2015

Academic Editor: Zhongfeng Wang

Copyright © 2015 Dong Yoon Kim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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