Abnormal fibrinolysis in retinal vein occlusion.

Abstract

Some cases of central and branch retinal vein occlusion are associated with and may be caused by abnormal fibrinolytic mechanisms. The abnormality we described is that of plasminogen activator enzyme deficiency, which is a treatable condition. That seven cases were seen by one practitioner in a two year period may indicate that this particular condition is… (More)

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