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Central retinal artery occlusion in association with fibromuscular dysplasia

Authors Altun A, Altun G, Olcaysu OO, Aydin Kurna S, Aki SF

Received 26 September 2013

Accepted for publication 20 October 2013

Published 22 November 2013 Volume 2013:7 Pages 2253—2255


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Ahmet Altun,1 Gulengul Altun,2 Osman Okan Olcaysu,3 Sevda Aydin Kurna,1 Suat Fazil Aki1

1Clinic of Ophthalmology, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey; 2Department of Pediatrics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey; 3Clinic of Ophthalmology, Erzurum Region Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

Abstract: A 14 year-old female, whose chief complaint was severe vision loss in the right eye for 2 days, presented to the Clinic of Ophthalmology of Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital. The patient had been attending follow-up visits for 4 years, following a diagnosis of fibromuscular dysplasia by the Clinic of Pediatrics. The patient underwent a complete ophthalmologic, angiographic, hematologic, and systemic evaluation. Fundus fluorescein angiography was performed immediately, because of the cherry-red spot sign in the macula of the right eye. Fundus fluorescein angiography revealed evidence of marked stasis of the retinal arterial circulation in the right eye. Best corrected visual acuity was 20/400 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye.

Keywords: retina, artery, occlusion, fibromuscular, dysplasia

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