CRAO

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CRAOCentral Retinal Artery Occlusion
CRAOCourt Reporters Association of Ontario (Canada)
CRAOChito-Ryu Association of Ontario (est. 1988; martial arts; Canada)
CRAOClorgyline-Resistant Amine Oxidase
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3) Isolated central retinal artery occlusion is a rare, yet very devastating, complication of mitral stenosis.
For example, corticosteroids may be prescribed when the central retinal artery occlusion is due to inflammation of the temporal artery.
Aggressive systematic treatment for central retinal artery occlusion.
Transient central retinal artery occlusion following viperine snake bite.
Some common causes of this serious secondary glaucoma are occlusive retinal vascular diseases such as central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO), inflammatory disease and intraocular tumours1.
Hyperhomocysteinemia is reported as an independent risk factor for systemic and ocular vasoocclusive disorders, including nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO), and central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), especially in young patients (4, 5).
1,2) Visual loss results from central retinal artery occlusion or optic neuropathy from direct compression or from compression of optic nerve venous drainage.
DISCUSSION: Central retinal artery occlusion commonly occurs in the elderly.
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