Retinal Disease – Clinical Patient Case of the Week

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Retinal disease - central retiinal occlusion - patient case

Retinal Disease - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

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Try this case and test your knowledge of retinal disease.

An elderly patient complains of sudden, sustained loss of vision in one eye.

On examination, the fundus is pallid with indistinct arteries and a cherry-red dot at the fovea (choroid visible through the transparent fovea).

Retinal Disease - Central Retinal Occlusion

Question:

Which of the following statements is CORRECT about this condition?

Answer Options:

The patient will also complain of pain in the involved eye.

Afferent pupillary defect is an expected finding in these cases.

If treatment is initiated within 90 minutes of the onset of blindness, 45-65% of patients will experience a return of their previous level of vision.

A retina with “cotton wool spots” signifies a particularly severe case of this condition.

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