Combined central retinal vein and cilioretinal artery occlusion
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We present a case of combined central retinal vein and cilioretinal artery occlusion which, due to the absence of the temporal branch retinal artery, was initially misdiagnosed as a combined central retinal vein occlusion and temporal branch retinal artery occlusion. Given that – in contrast to cases of combined central artery and central retinal vein occlusion – the prognosis for cilioretinal artery occlusion with central retinal vein occlusion is quite good, this case illustrates the importance of suspecting an unusual condition in the presence of a combined occlusion.
KeywordsCentral retinal vein occlusion Cilioretinal artery occlusion Combined occlusion Homocysteine Microperimetry
We thank Dr Agnès Glacet-Bernard for her comments and suggestions supporting the correct diagnosis.
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