EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology
Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD for Sohan Hayreh, MD, PhD, University of Iowa
Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) - GCA
1) Shows filling defect in the peripapillary choroid and adjacent optic disc area.
2) Shows complete occlusion of medial posterior ciliary artery occlusion and cilioretinal artery.
3) Shows typically seen optic disc edema and a splinter hemorrhage at the optic disc margin in non-arteritic AION.
4) Shows typical chalky white optic disc edema.
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