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Surv Ophthalmol. 2015 May-Jun;60(3):269-73. doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2014.06.007. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Black as night.

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1
Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address: terikleinberg@gmail.com.
2
Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neurological Surgery P.C., Lake Success, NY, USA.
3
Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
4
Skull Base Division, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Abstract

A 30-year-old man presented with painless total visual loss in the right eye. Fundus exam and imaging was consistent with total internal carotid artery occlusion and hemispheric stroke. The presentation and management options of retinal vascular occlusive disease in association with asymptomatic stroke are discussed.

KEYWORDS:

carotid dissection; internal carotid artery; ophthalmic artery occlusion; stroke; vision loss

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