Retinopathy of Moderate Hypertension

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Identifier 15_Retinopathy of Moderate Hypertension
Title Retinopathy of Moderate Hypertension
Subject Retina; Hypertensive Retinopathy; Retinal Hemorrhage; Retinal Vessels; Venules; Optic Disk; Fundus Oculi
Presenting Symptom Retinal telangiectasis; Cotton wool spots
Pathology Splinter and punctate hemorrhage
Clinical The patient was a 42-year old female with a blood pressure of 210/136. Noteworthy fundus abnormalities are irregularity of major retinal arteries, cotton wool spots, splinter and punctate hemorrhages. Also evident in this slide - but not necessarily a hypertensive manifestation - are the tortuosity of the retinal arteries, arteriovenous nicking, dilation of small venules and broadening of the arterial light reflex.
Disease/Diagnosis Hypertensive retinopathy
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
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6bc417g
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2012-03-20
Date Modified 2012-07-11
ID 177267
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