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Pan retinal haemorrhages in acute myeloid leukaemia
  1. D Lyall,
  2. S Srinivasan
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Ayr Hospital, Ayr, UK
  1. Mr S Srinivasan, Department of Ophthalmology, Ayr Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr KA6 6DX, UK; sathish.srinivasan{at}

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A 41-year-old man with no past ophthalmic history presented with sudden loss of vision in the left eye. Four weeks before presentation to the ophthalmology department he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Haematological examination revealed pancytopenia. White cell count was 1.9×109/l, neutrophils 0.8×109/l, and platelets 19×109/l, with the blood smear showing an occasional large blast cell. AML M6 was …

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