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Cilioretinal Artery Occlusion

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD, The University of Iowa

Color fundus, cilioretinal artery occlusionOCT, cilioretinal artery occlusion

Image Comments:

71-year-old woman presenting with a cilioretinal artery occlusion. Note the retinal whitening secondary to inner retinal edema in the distribution of cilioretinal artery perfusion. There is a prominent cherry-red spot due to intact choroidal circulation. On OCT, there is inner retinal thickening and blurring of retinal layers due to edema.

 

See also: Central retinal vein occlusion with cilioretinal artery occlusion


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last updated: 11-28-2012