This is a Roth spot
comprising of a retinal haemorrhage with a white round centre caused by immune complex mediated vasculitis
Presence of multiple hemorrhages (dot blot, flame, boat shaped and Roth spots
) are hallmark of anemic retinopathy.
are retinal haemorrhages with a pale centre and are associated with bacterial endocarditis.
Such retinal haemorrhages are eponymously termed Roth spots
after Swiss pathologist, Moritz Roth (see Figure 2).