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1. a sickle-shaped scotoma appearing as an upward or downward extension of the blind spot. 2. a test to confirm leakage of the aqueous humour. Fluorescein sodium dye is instilled and viewed with cobalt blue light; a bright green flow of liquid is seen at the site of the leakage. E. Seidel (1882–1948), German ophthalmologist

1. a sickle-shaped scotoma appearing as an upward or downward extension of the blind spot. 2. a test to confirm leakage of the aqueous humour. Fluorescein sodium dye is instilled and viewed with cobalt blue light; a bright green flow of liquid is seen at the site of the leakage.

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