Localized retinal ischemia as an ocular manifestation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome.

Can J Ophthalmol 2007 Jun;42(3):479-80

Department of Ophthalmology and Pathology, McGill University Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Case Report: Herein, a case of an unusual ocular presentation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome. The patient disclosed localized retinal ischemia due to branch retinal artery occlusion, confirmed by fluorescein angiography and manual perimetry.

Comments: The ocular manifestation led to the diagnosis and successful treatment of the systemic disease.

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