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Two retinal vein occlusions in a patient with venous tortuosity at the optic disc.

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BACKGROUND: The aetiology of occlusion is thought to differ for branch retinal vein and central retinal vein types. This communication reports on an unusual presentation of two retinal vein occlusions in one eye of a patient with optic disc tortuosity where the occlusion was thought to occur at a site usually seen in central retinal vein occlusion. METHODS: An 88-year-old woman presented with sudden-onset painless loss of central vision. Fundal examination of the affected eye revealed one in...

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10.1007/s00417-005-0194-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Volume:
245
Issue:
2
Pages:
313-314
Publication date:
2007-02-05
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EISSN:
1435-702X
ISSN:
0721-832X
URN:
uuid:b2fae13d-ab2f-4a65-955d-a1920f4b8b25
Source identifiers:
254195
Local pid:
pubs:254195

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