Active Central Retinal Artery Embolization

Douglas J. Ivan, Donald R. May, Richard M. Evans, Patrick S. O'Connor, Thomas J. Tredici

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A 44-year-old white woman with metastatic breast carcinoma and ongoing showers of branch and central retinal artery emboli is presented. The patient had no ocular complaints and demonstrated no cumulative effect from the embolic material, the cause of which remained undetermined despite intensive systemic medical evaluation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)673-675
Number of pages3
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • branch retinal arteriole
  • central retinal artery
  • emboli

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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