Only in medical school … (#3)
by Lorien E. Menhennett
… will you come across the description “steamy cornea” and actually take it seriously.
I read said description this morning as I was doing UWorld practice questions in preparation for my medicine shelf exam. The description was in reference to the eye exam seen in angle closure glaucoma, which is also associated with a red eye and a nonreactive, moderately dilated pupil (see the photo below).
Just in case you were wondering.
Is this where they got the song, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”?! Just wonderin’.
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