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Normal and Defective Colour Vision$
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John D. Mollon, Joel Pokorny, and Ken Knoblauch

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525301

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.001.0001

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Colour-Vision Disturbances in Patients With Arterial Hypertension

Colour-Vision Disturbances in Patients With Arterial Hypertension

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(p.404) Chapter 43 Colour-Vision Disturbances in Patients With Arterial Hypertension
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Normal and Defective Colour Vision
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Anke Schröder

Carl Erb

Stefan Falk

Gabriele Schwartze

Jörg Radermacher

Rolf Winter

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0043

This chapter examines colour vision in patients with an early stage of arterial hypertension without end-organ damage. A significantly higher median error score in Roth's 28-hue (E) desaturated colour-arrangement test was observed for patients with arterial hypertension than for the control group. These results should be taken into account in colour-vision testing to avoid diagnostic interference between specifically ocular diseases (e.g. glaucoma) and arterial hypertension.

Keywords:   colour vision, arterial hypertension, vision deficiency

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