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Central Retinal Artery Embolus

TH is a 51-year-old man who presented to the emergency room with a history of a sudden loss of vision in his right eye 3 hours previously. He was found to have vision in that eye of light perception with 20/20 in his left eye. An ophthalmology consult was requested and documented a 3+ afferent defect on the right and a cherry red spot in the fovea consistent with marked retinal edema. No emboli were seen.

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Emergency Room Transesophageal Echocardiography Open Heart Surgery Calcific Plaque Embolic Material 
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