Sudden Painless Unilateral Vision Loss Caused by Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion: Implications for the Primary Care Physician

Vasantha Kondamudi, Rekha Reddy, Noah Kondamudi, Raymond Harvey, Maritza Delarosa

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Abstract

We report a case of sudden onset visual loss caused by branch retinal artery occlusion. Systematic search for the cause of branch retinal artery occlusion revealed Factor V Leiden mutation and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome as the cause. Implications for diagnosis and management are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-46
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume327
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes

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