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Central retinal artery occlusion in a patient with Fabry's disease documented by scanning laser ophthalmoscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7887166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fabry's disease, angiokeratoma corporis diffusum, is an X-linked inborn error of glycosphingolipid metabolism due to lack of activity of the lysosomal enzyme, alpha-galactosidase A, resulting in progressive intracellular deposition of neutral glycosphingolipids in various tissues, including vascular endothelial - and smooth muscle cells. Occlusions of the retinal vessels are rare. We present a case of central retinal artery occlusion in a 25-year-old male with Fabry's disease, documented by fluorescein- and indocyanine green angiography performed by scanning laser opththalmoscopy.
M V Andersen; H Dahl; H Fledelius; N V Nielsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta ophthalmologica     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0001-639X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-11     Completed Date:  1995-04-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370347     Medline TA:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Fabry Disease / complications*
Fluorescein Angiography
Fundus Oculi
Indocyanine Green / diagnostic use
Lasers / diagnostic use
Retina / pathology*
Retinal Artery Occlusion / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
3599-32-4/Indocyanine Green

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