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DWI Findings of Optic Nerve Ischemia in the Setting of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.
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PMID:  21699599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 67-year-old African-American male with untreated hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus presented with sudden, staggering, progressive loss of vision in his left eye over the course of 8 days. Ophthalmologic and fluorescein angiography exams confirmed central retinal artery conclusion, but revealed no embolus. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain serendipitously revealed restricted diffusion within the distal left optic nerve, illustrating a more proximal occlusion, which matched the fluorescein angiographic findings. Extensive workup revealed no embolic source, postulating primary hypertension as the underlying etiology.
Ramsey Kilani; Lee Marshall; Spencer Koch; Mark Fernandez; Eric Postel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1552-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
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Created Date:  2011-6-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102705     Medline TA:  J Neuroimaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 by the American Society of Neuroimaging.
From the Department of Radiology (RK, LM, SK), and Department of Opthalmology (MF, EP), Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
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