• Prevalence and Causes of Subconjunctival Hemorrhage in Children

    3 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Subconjunctival hemorrhage is a reported sign of occult abusive injury, but there are limited published data about SCH during childhood. We sought to determine the prevalence and causes of SCH in children.
    Methods
    This is a retrospective cross-sectional study of children seen by pediatric ophthalmologists in an outpatient setting over 4 years. Primary outcomes were prevalence and causes of SCH, based on history, physical ocular and nonocular findings, and laboratory and imaging studies. Subconjunctival hemorrhage prevalence was determined including and excluding eye surgery to...
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