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August 1969

Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occlusion in HomocystinuriaA Case Report

Author Affiliations

Galveston, Tex
From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Clinical Study Center Laboratory, Galveston. Dr. Wilson is now in the US Navy at Portsmouth.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(2):267-268. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020269025

This article reports the first known case of bilateral central retinal artery occlusion associated with homocystinuria. Vascular occlusion may well explain cases of optic atrophy and sclerotic vessels which have been reported in the past.