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Fundus signs in temporal arteritis.
  1. D McLeod,
  2. E O Oji,
  3. E M Kohner and
  4. J Marshall


    A patient with temporal arteritis developed a variety of ischaemic lesions in the eyes. Infarction of the inner retina and optic nerve head was delineated on presentation by white swelling in the retinal nerve fibre layer. The role of interrupted axoplasmic transport in the production of this sign is discussed. Outer retinal infarction was also noted on presentation and subsequently gave rise to striking pigmented scars.

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