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A 75 year old woman with 4 episodes of "absence of vision"
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2002
Volume 8, Number 5
June 1, 2002
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Joseph Rizzo, M.D. | Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
Nicoletta Fynn-Thompson, M.D. | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston MA
Examination
- Vision: 16/40 OD, 16/25 OS
- Pupils: Normal OU, No APD
- Color plates: 10/10 OU
- Motility: Full OU
- Intraocular pressures: Normal OU
- Slit lamp examination: normal anterior segments OU
- + Palpable temporal artery pulses OU
- Goldman visual fields: full fields OU
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Figure 1
Multiple cotton wool spots are present along the vascular arcades and disc with intratretinal hemorrhages in the macula. The arteries are attenuated

Figure 2
The arteries are slightly attenuated.