Clinical Case: Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO)

A 83-year-old female was admitted with sudden painless loss of vision in her right eye which started last nigh. She had a hip replacement surgery 2 weeks ago.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

BRAO (Branched Retinal Artery Occlusion). Multiple yellowish refractile bodies can be seen scattered throughout the arterioles in the superior arcuate region. Source: University of Iowa allows visitors/health care professionals to duplicate portions of the site for personal or educational use without seeking permission from the authors.

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