retinopathy

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retinopathy

[‚ret·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition involving the retina.
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In one study done by Tadin L et al [7] in 40 women with preeclampsia, there was a statistically significant correlation between the degree of hypertensive retinopathy and patient's age, APGAR score, tropism, proteinuria, blood pressure and oedema.
Those with hypertensive retinopathy can have pupils that may appear dilated, unresponsive or poorly responsive to incoming light.
14) One of our cases also had bilateral macular hemorrhage accompanied by areas of retinal hemorrhage and hypertensive retinopathy findings.
Of a subset of 2,907 participants with hypertension who were part of the prospective population-based study, 1,354 had mild hypertensive retinopathy, 146 had moderate hypertensive retinopathy, and 1 had severe hypertensive retinopathy; 165 developed incident stroke, including 146 with cerebral infarction and 15 with hemorrhagic stroke, during a mean of 13 years of follow-up.
Even in patients on medication and achieving good blood pressure control, the risk of a blood clot was 96 percent higher in those with mild hypertensive retinopathy and 198 percent higher in those with moderate or severe hypertensive retinopathy.
Common causes include DR, hypertensive retinopathy, Coats disease, telangiectasias and radiation retinopathy.
The 2-day meeting includes lectures on means of curing hypertensive retinopathy, cardiovascular prevention methods and arterial diseases.
Optic nerve head swelling or pallor should also be discounted as this could suggest alternate pathology, such as a vein occlusion or hypertensive retinopathy.
Results: Maximum number of patients were in grade II hypertensive retinopathy - i.
Hypertensive target organ damage was defined as the detection of one or more of the following: left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), the presence of hypertensive retinopathy Grades 3 and 4, impaired glomerular filtration rate or microalbuminuria, or a history of a stroke, as described in agreement with European Society of Hypertension-European Society of Cardiology guidelines from 2007.
Malignant Hypertensive Retinopathy Clinical and Fundus Manifestations in Patients with New Onset or Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Hypertension.

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