Delayed choroidal perfusion in giant cell arteritis.

  title={Delayed choroidal perfusion in giant cell arteritis.},
  author={Herbert Mack and Justin O'day and J. N. W. Currie},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology},
  volume={11 4},
The fundus fluorescein angiograms of 13 patients with visual disturbance due to biopsy-proven giant cell arteritis (11 with anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION); 2 with visual obscurations only) were compared with the fluorescein angiograms from 33 patients with acute nonarteritic AION and 23 age-matched normal eyes. In all 13 patients with giant cell arteritis, the fluorescein angiograms showed a significant delay of choroidal filling time (mean 69 seconds) in comparison with either… CONTINUE READING


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