Retinopathy in malignant hypertension | NEJM

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  • Federica Poli, MB, Ch.B.,
  • and Imran H. Yusuf, MB, Ch.B.

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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
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This article was published on November 13, 2021 on NEJM.org.

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