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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 303–304 | Cite as

Citalopram-associated central retinal vein occlusion

  • Alastair D. Hardisty
  • Christopher M. Hemmerdinger
  • Say Aun Quah
Case Report

Keywords

Diabetic Retinopathy Escitalopram Retinal Vein Occlusion Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Optic Disc Oedema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alastair D. Hardisty
    • 1
  • Christopher M. Hemmerdinger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Say Aun Quah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyLeighton HospitalCreweCheshireUK
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, St Paul’s Eye Unit, 8Z LinkThe Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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