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A 55-year-old man presented himself with a 1-week history of headaches and blurred vision. His blood pressure was 250/170 mm Hg. Funduscopic examination revealed disc edema in both eyes, flame-shaped bleeding, hard exudates and cotton swabs, findings consistent with malignant hypertensive retinopathy.
Federica Poli, MB, Ch.B.
Imran H. Yusuf, MB, Ch.B.
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Funding and publication
This article was published on November 13, 2021 on NEJM.org.