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A well 2-year-old boy presented with acute-onset non-traumatic red eye (figure 1). Ophthalmology diagnosed grade 4 hyphaema. An orbital brightness ultrasound scan, clotting studies and other investigations showed no cause for the bleed. Conservative management led to the resolution and good visual acuity within a week.
Contributors CAC: Came up with the idea for the article, performed a literature search and wrote the sections regarding aetiology, management and complications of the condition. Obtained written consent from the patient's guardian. Reviewed and made appropriate changes in resubmitted manuscript. LB: Identified and managed the case, wrote the section regarding the presentation of the case. LC: Came up with the idea for the publication, was supervisor for the process and proof-read the manuscript before submission. Reviewed and made appropriate changes in resubmitted manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
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