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Retina/Uveitis Quiz 17
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Scott Burk, MD/PhD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
Mary Coday, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School

February 19, 1997
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Figure 1
Figures 1-2. Fundus photographs of a 69 year old man who noted a sudden dense paracentral scotoma.
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1. What is your diagnosis?
2. What is the most likely etiology for this condition?
3. What are the most common sources of emboli to the retina?
4. Why is the affected area characteristically whitened?
5. What other clinical investigations should be considered?
6. How would you treat this patient?
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