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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 489-491

Multiple extra macular branch retinal vein occlusions in hyperhomocysteinemia


Department of Retina, Shree Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Abhijit Diwakar Gore
Department of Retina, Shree Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.132110

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Hyperhomocysteinemia is a well-known modifiable risk factor for thromboembolism. Retinal vascular occlusion in patients having hyperhomocysteinemia is a known entity, particularly in young patients. However, multiple extra macular branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) is a rare condition, which can be a presentation of this disease. We present a patient who had multiple extra macular BRVO; on complete systemic workup, he was found to have raised homocysteine levels.


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