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Siegrist streaks in giant cell arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14663308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient who presented with symptoms of giant cell arteritis was found to have a right ophthalmic artery occlusion. One month after initial evaluation, the peripheral retina demonstrated multiple linear bands of chorioretinal atrophy known as Siegrist streaks. Although most commonly described in the setting of acute hypertension, Siegrist streaks also occur in patients with giant cell arteritis.
Dustin J Coupal; Anil D Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1070-8022     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroophthalmol     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-09     Completed Date:  2004-02-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431308     Medline TA:  J Neuroophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  272-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology
Choroid / pathology*
Fundus Oculi
Giant Cell Arteritis / complications,  pathology*
Ophthalmic Artery
Retina / pathology*

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