Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

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

Double prepapillary arterial loops associated with superior branch macular artery occlusion


Vasumathy Vedantham1, Kim Ramasamy1, P Namperumalsamy1, Emmett T Cunningham2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Vedantham V, Ramasamy K, Namperumalsamy P, Cunningham ET. Double prepapillary arterial loops associated with superior branch macular artery occlusion.Indian J Ophthalmol 2005;53:126-128


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Vedantham V, Ramasamy K, Namperumalsamy P, Cunningham ET. Double prepapillary arterial loops associated with superior branch macular artery occlusion. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2005 [cited 2024 Mar 4 ];53:126-128
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