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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 126-128

Double prepapillary arterial loops associated with superior branch macular artery occlusion


1 Retina - Vitreous Service, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

Correspondence Address:
Vasumathy Vedantham
Retina - Vitreous Service, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, 1 Anna Nagar, Madurai - 625 020
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.16178

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Prepapillary arterial loops are congenital vascular anomalies that have been noted to cause arterial occlusions. We report a case of superior branch macular artery occlusion in an eye with two independent prepapillary arterial loops, following a Valsalva-like mechanism.


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