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Acquired retinal arteriovenous communications in occlusive disease of the carotid artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2234845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Retinal arteriovenous communications proximal to extensive areas of complete vascular closure developed in three patients with occlusive disease of the carotid arteries. In one case, the authors document the development of the arteriovenous communications through successive enlargement of small retinal vessels after progressive signs of retinal ischemia in the form of narrowed retinal arteries, venous dilation and beading, microaneurysms, retinal dot and blot hemorrhages, cotton-wool spots, and capillary nonperfusion. The development of arteriovenous communications in carotid occlusive disease has not been described previously.
J P Bolling; H Buettner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmology     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0161-6420     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmology     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-05     Completed Date:  1990-12-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802443     Medline TA:  Ophthalmology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1148-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriosclerosis / complications*,  radiography
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications*,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Fluorescein Angiography
Fundus Oculi
Middle Aged
Retinal Diseases / etiology*
Retinal Vessels*
Visual Acuity

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