Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Complicating Fabry's Disease

Neal A. Sher, William Reiff, Robert D. Letson, Robert J. Desnick

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Abstract

A 16-year-old boy had a central retinal artery occlusion and was subsequently diagnosed as a hemizygote with Fabry's disease. The typical ocular manifestations in males with this inborn error of glycosphingolipid metabolism include whorl-like corneal epithelial infiltrates, retinal and conjunctival vessel tortuosity, and lenticular changes. The present case represents the first report of a retinal artery occlusion as an ocular complication of Fabry's disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)815-817
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Volume96
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1978

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