Central retinal vein occlusion in a young adult
Carkeet, Andrew D. (1995) Central retinal vein occlusion in a young adult. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 78, pp. 60-64.
This report describes a case of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) which was classified as papillophlebitis in a young female adult. In this age group, CRVO is relatively rare and tends to be mild in both its short-term and long-term visual consequences. The patient in this case showed a concurrent episode of bilateral intra-ocular pressure (IOP) elevation and the presence of cilio-retinal arteries in the affected eye. Despite extremely poor vision at presentation and the poor prognostic sign of cilio-retinal arteries, the patient made an excellent visual recovery with only mild paracentral field change.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this journal between 1998 - 2005 can be freely accessed online via the journal's web page (see link).|
|Keywords:||central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), papillophlebitis, intraocular pressure (IOP), cilio, retinal artery|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Vision Science (111303)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1995 Optometrists Association Australia|
|Deposited On:||14 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:53|
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