Acute Occlusion of Central Retinal Artery with Sickle Cell Thalassemia Hemoglobinopathy

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Identifier 27_Acute Occlusion of Central Retinal Artery with Sickle Cell Thalassemia Hemoglobinopathy
Title Acute Occlusion of Central Retinal Artery with Sickle Cell Thalassemia Hemoglobinopathy
Subject Retina; Hemoglobin, Sickle; Thalassemia; Hemoglobinopathies; Retinal Artery Occlusion; Retinal Artery; Macula Lutea; Optic Disk; Fundus Oculi
Presenting Symptom Occluded retinal artery
Pathology Retinal artery occlusion
Clinical The patient was a 44-year old male who had had a confirmed sickle cell thalassemia hemoglobinopathy established at age 28 following a splenic infarct. A splenectomy was performed; he remained asymptomatic until the present occlusion of the central retinal artery.
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/s6sf2xtt
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2012-03-20
Date Modified 2012-07-11
ID 177279
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sf2xtt
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