Vitreous & Retina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retinal Vascular Diseases
Dot and Blot Hemorrhages

  • Hemorrhages lie deeper in the retina.
  • Usually blood accumulates in the outer plexiform or inner nuclear layers, or more easily seen at peripheral retina where the nerve fiber layer is thin.
  • Commonly seen in association with diabetic or hypertensive retinopathy, peripapillary hemorrhage in patients with normal tension glaucoma that is also called splinter hemorrhage and retinal vein occlusion.

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