retinal vessel occlusion

retinal vessel occlusion

Ophthalmology Blockage of the retinal–arterial or venous–vascular supply Etiology Blood clot, fat deposit, fragmented atherosclerotic plaque Risk factors Glaucoma, HTN, DM, coagulation disorders, ASHD, hyperlipidemia Clinical Variable vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, hemorrhage; profound vision loss after retinal artery occlusion, stroke
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1) As with many tissues, the storage of oxygen lasts just a few seconds; disturbances to the oxygen supply of the retina (hypoxia) have long been thought to contribute to the pathophysiology of common retinal conditions including diabetic retinopathy, (2-4) primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), (5,6) retinal vessel occlusions (7-10) and retinal detachment.