Tortuosity of Arteries

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Identifier 19_Tortuosity of Arteries
Title Tortuosity of Arteries
Subject Retina; Hypertension; Ocular Hypertension; Retinal Telangiectasis; Retinal Vessels; Arteriosclerosis; Exudates and Transudates; Optic Disk; Fundus Oculi
Presenting Symptom Retinal telangiectasis; Cotton wool spot
Pathology Retinal ischemia with exudate
Clinical The fundus of a 67-year old female showing retinal hypertensive and arteriosclerotic changes. The arteries are abnormally tortuous and above the disc are focally ensheathed. The inferior retinal vein is notched by the overlying artery. The exudate to the right and cotton wool spot to the left presumably result from the hypertension. The patient's blood pressure was 230/140.
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/s69g5pgk
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2012-03-20
Date Modified 2012-07-11
ID 177275
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