Hollenhorst plaques


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Hol·len·horst plaques

(hol'ĕn-hōrst),
glittering, orange-yellow, atheromatous emboli in the retinal arterioles that contain cholesterol crystals and originate in the carotid artery or great vessels.
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Hol·len·horst plaques

(hol'ĕn-hōrst plaks)
Glittering, orange-yellow, atheromatous emboli in the retinal arterioles that contain cholesterin crystals and originate in the carotid artery or great vessels.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Hollenhorst plaques

, Hollenhorst bodies (hŏl′ĕn-horst″)
[R. W. Hollenhorst, U.S. ophthalmologist, b. 1913]
Atheromatous plaques that have lodged in the retinal vessels after having been broken off from the lining of other vessels. They appear as shiny irregular patches in the vessels of the retina.
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Hollenhorst,

Robert W., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1913–.
Hollenhorst plaques - glittering, orange-yellow, atheromatous emboli in the retinal arterioles that contain cholesterin crystals and originate in the carotid artery or great vessels.
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