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Central retinal artery occlusion(CRAO)

Central retinal artery occlusion(CRAO)

Central retinal artery occlusion( CRAO )

-These patients often have signs of systemic
vascular disease.
-An afferent pupillary defect is usually noted.
-There is opacification of the superficial retina except for the
fovea in which a reddish appearance or so-called “cherry red”
spot is present.
-In some instances, there is segmentation
or “boxcarring” of the retinal vasculature, representing
retrograde perfusion.
-one-fifth of cases, an embolus may be noted.

Central retinal artery occlusion( CRAO )

Central retinal artery occlusion( CRAO )

 

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Central retinal artery occlusion ( CRAO )

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Central retinal artery occlusion( CRAO ) -These patients often have signs of systemic vascular disease. -An afferent pupillary defect is usually noted. -There is opacification of the superficial retina except for the fovea in which a reddish appearance or so-called “cherry red” spot is present. -In some instances, there is segmentation or “boxcarring” of the …

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