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Retinal Vascular Diseases
Superior Hemicentral Retinal Vein Occlusion

  • Occurs in individuals with "Dual Trunk" anomaly.
  • The occlusion may affect either the superior or inferior central retinal vein before they unite into common central retinal vein.
  • The occlusion usually occurs at or near the optic disc.
  • Clinical features: the entire superior or inferior half of the fundus is involved.
  • Commonly precipitated by hypertension.
  • Complication:
    • CME
    • Macular ischemia
    • Neovascularization

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