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A70-year-old man complains of the sudden onset of visual loss in his right eye...

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asked May 4, 2014 in Ophthalmology by Rajesh Bahara

A70-year-oldmancomplains of the sudden onset of visual loss in his right eye accompanied by a headache. He has a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus. On physical examination, visual acuity in the left eye is 20/20 while visual acuity in the right eye is 20/90. Funduscopic exam shows the right disc to be pale and swollen with some hemorrhages. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Diabetic retinopathy

b. Retinal vein occlusion

c. Retinal artery occlusion

d. Ischemic optic neuropathy

e. Hypertensive retinopathy 

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d. Ischemic optic neuropathy
answered May 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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