Acute Obstruction of the Cilioretinal Artery without involvement of the Retinal Artery

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Identifier 26_Acute Obstruction of the Cilioretinal Artery without involvement of the Retinal Artery
Title Acute Obstruction of the Cilioretinal Artery without involvement of the Retinal Artery
Subject Retina; Retinal Artery Occlusion; Retinal Artery; Retinal Hemorrhage; Macula Lutea; Optic Disk; Fundus Oculi
Presenting Symptom Focal occlusion; Retinal opacity
Pathology Retinal hemorrhage
Clinical A single cilioretinal artery emerges from the temporal side of the disc. The upper half of the central retina, including the upper half of the macula, shows an opacification of the retina corresponding to the area supplied by this artery. A small flame-shaped hemorrhage is present below the opacity. The patient was a 21-year old female who developed the focal occlusion without apparent cause. The circulation had been reestablished by the time the photograph was made.
Disease/Diagnosis Retinal artery occlusion
Creator David G. Cogan, MD (1908-1993), Former Director of Ophthalmology, National Eye Institute
Contributor Primary Donaldson, David D.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1971
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Relation is Part of David G. Cogan Collection; Ocular Fundus Slides
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6x63pmf
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2012-03-20
Date Modified 2012-07-11
ID 177278
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6x63pmf