|Year : 2023 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 634
Branch retinal artery occlusion in a case of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis
Navneet Kaur, Mohan Lal Pandey, Lovepreet Kaur, Shray Dogra
Department of Ophthalmology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
|Date of Web Publication||28-Apr-2023|
Department of Ophthalmology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana
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Kaur N, Pandey ML, Kaur L, Dogra S. Branch retinal artery occlusion in a case of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2023;3:634
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Kaur N, Pandey ML, Kaur L, Dogra S. Branch retinal artery occlusion in a case of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2023 [cited 2023 Jun 4];3:634. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2023/3/2/634/375000
A 61-year-old diabetic male presented with pain and loss of vision in the right eye. The right eye had no perception of light and it had restricted extraocular movements in all gazes. Fundus examination revealed localized superficial retinal whitening along the inferotemporal retinal artery and segmental blood flow in the artery (boxcarring), suggestive of branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b, along with changes in the inner retinal layers on optical coherence tomography [Figure 1]c. Biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM). Although central retinal artery occlusion has been documented in association with ROCM,,,,, BRAO has not been previously reported.
|Figure 1: Branch retinal artery occlusion appears as (a) localized superficial retinal whitening along the inferotemporal retinal artery and (b) segmental blood flow in the artery (boxcarring – arrowheads). Optical coherence tomography shows (c) increased thickness and hyperreflectivity of the inner retinal layers due to intracellular edema, along with internal limiting membrane detachment in the involved quadrant|
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