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Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology

, Volume 54, Issue 6, pp 631–633 | Cite as

Choroidal neovascularization in a child following laser pointer-induced macular injury

  • Kaoru Fujinami
  • Tadashi Yokoi
  • Miina Hiraoka
  • Sachiko Nishina
  • Noriyuki AzumaEmail author
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Keywords

choroidal neovascularization laser pointer macular injury 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Fujinami
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tadashi Yokoi
    • 2
  • Miina Hiraoka
    • 2
  • Sachiko Nishina
    • 2
  • Noriyuki Azuma
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.National Institute of Sensory OrgansNational Hospital Organization, Tokyo Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyNational Center for Child Health and DevelopmentTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyNational Center for Child Health and DevelopmentTokyoJapan

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