Ophthalmic Artery Occlusion in a 39-Year-Old with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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    • By Michael Izzo, MD
      MedStar Georgetown University Hospital / Washington Hospital Center, Department of Ophthalmology
      Co-author(s): Sneha Padidam, MD; Mariam Mathai, MD
    • Uploaded on Oct 6, 2020.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Oct 6, 2020.
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    Ophthalmic Artery Occlusion in a 39 Year Old Male with RA
    Condition/keywords
    ophthalmic artery occlusion, rheumatoid arthritis, fluorescein angiogram (FA)
    Photographer
    Karen Rivera, COA; Washington National Eye Center
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Description
    Left image: fundus photograph of a 39-year-old male with rheumatoid arthritis found to have ophthalmic artery occlusion depicting boxcar segmentation of blood in retinal vasculature and macular ischemia demonstrated by retinal whitening without cherry red fovea. Right image: early phase fluorescein angiography demonstrating patchy choroidal filling, arterial non-perfusion and optic nerve head leakage.

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