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Flashcards in Objective 5e Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Deck (4):
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What is Central Retinal Vein Occlusion?

This is a common vascular disorder within the retina, with potentially blinding complications.

2

What are the symptoms of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion?

Px presents with painless but sudden loss of vision.

3

What happens in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion?

The central retinal vein which drains the used blood out of the retina becomes clogged, causing the blood to leak into the retina and results in edema of the macular region.

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What can be seen through an Ophthalmoscope in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion?

Either small scattered retinal hemorrhages or deep retinal hemorrhage can be viewed.