Macular edema in association with severe carotid artery obstruction.

  title={Macular edema in association with severe carotid artery obstruction.},
  author={Gary C Brown},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={102 4},
  • Gary C Brown
  • Published 1986 in American journal of ophthalmology
In seven eyes of six patients (four men and two women, 55 to 72 years old), with macular edema associated with severe carotid artery stenosis, the ipsilateral carotid obstruction was 90% or more. Concomitant fundus signs, such as midperipheral retinal hemorrhages, retinal arterial narrowing, and neovascularization of the optic disk, were observed. All eyes demonstrated leakage of fluorescein dye from the retinal vessels and optic disk.