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    Vascular Disorders of the Eye - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

    Vascular Disorders of the Eye - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

    Try this free Eye Vascular Disorders Case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.

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    Try this case and test your knowledge of vascular disorders of the eye.

    A 63-year-old male, who recently immigrated from Africa to the USA, presents complaining of an episode of complete, painless blindness in his right eye that lasted for a few seconds.

    He is currently asymptomatic and his in-depth eye and neurological exams are normal.


    Which of the following statements is correct?

    Answer Options:

    The patient is most likely suffering from functional (hysterical) blindness.

    Management consists of immediate referral to an ophthalmologist.

    This might represent the only warning of an impending, life threatening stroke.

    The number one hematological cause of this condition is malaria.


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