TITLE

Purtscher's Retinopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Mavija, Milka; Jakšić, Vesna
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Scripta Medica;2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the case of a 62-year-old man with sudden loss of vision in both eyes following a recent trauma from an accident with a tractor that over- turned on him and compressed his chest. It shows images of the patient's eye which was found to have numerous cotton-wool exudates in both ocular fundi as sentinels of neuronal damage and multiple retinal patches as a sign of ischemia and retinal hemorrhages.
ACCESSION #
80536293

 

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