• A 32-year-old black woman with systemic lupus erythematosus went rapidly blind due to severe bilateral retinal vasculitis. The mechanism appeared to be total arrest of the retinal circulation by thrombosis of most of the retinal vasculature including major arterioles.
(Arch Ophthalmol 95:794-797, 1977)
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