Choroidal 'Arteriosclerosis'

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Identifier 22_Choroidal 'Arteriosclerosis'
Title Choroidal 'Arteriosclerosis'
Subject Retina; Retinal Vessels; Arteriosclerosis; Choroid Diseases; Retinal Telangiectasis; Hypertension; Hypercholesterolemia; Optic Disk; Fundus Oculi
Presenting Symptom Retinal telangiectasis
Pathology Retinal opacity
Clinical In addition to manifestations of retinal arteriolosclerosis (tortuosity, plaques), this slide shows opacification of a choroidal artery below the disc. This is presumed evidence of arteriosclerosis. The patient was a 49-year old female with hypertension (BP 240/140) and hypercholesteremia (420 mg%). She had no ocular symptoms.
Disease/Diagnosis Retinal arteriolosclerosis
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/s6f47qt1
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2012-03-20
Date Modified 2012-07-11
ID 177274
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