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Recurrent visual loss in homozygous sickle cell disease.
  1. P I Condon,
  2. R A Whitelocke,
  3. A C Bird,
  4. J F Talbot and
  5. G R Serjeant


    In sickle cell retinopathy vascular involvement is most frequently recognised at the retinal periphery, but obstruction of perimacular arterioles and of major retinal vessels may also occur. This report describes a patient with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease with recurrent occlusion of major retinal vessels associated with recurring transient impairment of visual function.

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