Funduscopic Findings of Acute Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

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Identifier EEC-Funduscopic_Findings_Acute_CRAO-NOVEL
Title Funduscopic Findings of Acute Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Subject Central retinal artery occlusion; CRAO; cherry red spot
Creator David B. Enfield, MD, Ophthalmology Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine; Valérie Biousse, MD, Cyrus H. Stoner Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Description A 59-year-old man was referred for assessment acute vision loss in the right eye. His examination showed: best-corrected visual acuity: light perception OD, 20/20 OS; pupils: Relative afferent pupillary defect OD; color vision: unable to visualize control plate OD, 14/14 OS correct Ishihara plates. His fundus examination showed arterial attenuation, embolic material (platelet/fibrin) migrating in the inferior arterial branch, diffuse retinal whitening and a cherry red spot in the macula. consistent with acute central retinal artery occlusion. The optical coherence tomography (OCT) of the macula of the right eye showed diffuse inner retinal edema and hyperreflectivity.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2020
Type Text; Image
Format application/pdf
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Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s66b2fpx
Setname ehsl_novel_eec
Date Created 2020-05-12
Date Modified 2020-05-12
ID 1550503
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