A 28-year-old woman complained of sudden loss of vision in her right eye. Her medical history was unremarkable apart from her reporting that she had recurrent tonsillitis as a child. What is the most likely cause of the abnormality? a) Cataract b) Retinal artery occlusion c) Uveitis d) Conjunctivitis

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AnsB Retinal Artery occlusion

A...Retinal Artery Occulsion. Retinal artery occlusion refers to blockage of the retinal artery carrying oxygen to the nerve cells in the retina at the back of the eye. The lack of oxygen delivery to the retina may result in severe loss of vision. Download Fact Sheet. The cause of CRAO is most commonly a clot or embolus from the neck (carotid) artery or the heart. This clot blocks blood flow to the retina. CRAO is considered a "stroke" of the eye.

Sudden loss of vision likely ans is B retinal artery occlusion But white cotton wool patches seen need to r/o diabetes

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B) Retinal artery occlusion Thrombosed retinal artery with associated infarction is seen

SUGGESTIVE OF B... RETINAL ARTERY OCCLUSION

B retinal artery occlusion

B) is rt

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