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Occlusion of the Central Retinal Artery Evaluation
- Examination of the retina may reveal a very pale retina with small arteries and decreased amounts of blood.
Testing is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion.
Tests that may be used to evaluate central retinal artery occlusion include:
PubMed Occlusion of the Central Retinal Artery References
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