Purtscher's retinopathy.


Purtscher's retinopathy presents to the clinician as loss of vision in a patient with a history of a possible precipitating event such as recent major trauma, pancreatitis, childbirth or renal failure. The ophthalmological picture is one of ischaemia at the posterior pole with white patches of oedema and haemorrhages concentrated around the optic disc. The… (More)