Imaging of a Cilioretinal Artery Embolisation
AbstractRetinal artery occlusion can be the first indicator of a significant cardiovascular disorder and the need for treatment. We present the case of a 69-year-old man with a cilioretinal artery occlusion and retinal ischemia. Retinal imaging, in particular fundus autofluorescence, highlighted an intraluminal hyperautofluorescent lesion which led to the diagnosis of retinal emboli. Subsequently a severe, previously undiagnosed carotid occlusive disease was discovered. The patient underwent prompt endarterectomy. View Full-Text
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Munk, M.R.; Mirza, R.G.; Jampol, L.M. Imaging of a Cilioretinal Artery Embolisation. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15, 15734-15740.
Munk MR, Mirza RG, Jampol LM. Imaging of a Cilioretinal Artery Embolisation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2014; 15(9):15734-15740.Chicago/Turabian Style
Munk, Marion R.; Mirza, Rukhsana G.; Jampol, Lee M. 2014. "Imaging of a Cilioretinal Artery Embolisation." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15, no. 9: 15734-15740.