Central retinal vein occlusion in a sickle cell trait carrier after a cycling race.

@article{Hdreville2009CentralRV,
  title={Central retinal vein occlusion in a sickle cell trait carrier after a cycling race.},
  author={Mona H{\'e}dreville and Philippe Connes and Marc Romana and Guillaume Magnaval and Thierry David and Marie-Dominique Hardy-Dessources and M Belloy and Maryse Etienne-Julan and Olivier A Hue},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={14-8}
}
A 26-yr-old man with sickle cell trait (SCT) suddenly lost visual acuity in the left eye after a cycling race in hot tropical environment. The cause was massive central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) with hemorrhaging that rapidly worsened to neovascular glaucoma. Although medically treated, the eye is now marked by total retinal detachment. Cardiovascular function assessment shows no electrocardiographic abnormalities, no anomaly in the supra-aortic tree, and no evidence of structural heart… CONTINUE READING

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