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Retinal arteriolar calcification in a patient with chronic renal failure
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    Further considerations in retinopathy with renal failure
    • Moin D. Mohamed, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow
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      • Martin A. McKibbin

    Dear Editor

    We were interested to read the letter by Patel et al. reporting the unusual and striking fundus appearance of retinal arteriolar calcification in association with chronic renal failure.[1] However, we feel that two important conditions have been omitted from the comment, which merit further discussion.

    First, Monckeberg’s sclerosis, which in its classic form is characterised by ‘pipe-stem’...

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