Central retinal artery occlusion( CRAO )
-These patients often have signs of systemic
-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
-one-fifth of cases, an embolus may be noted.