A patient who sustained blunt trauma manifested uniocular retinal hemorrhages and exudates, venous changes, and serous elevation of the macula. Fluorescein angiography demonstrated a partial obstruction of a vein. Evidence is presented against fat embolism as the cause of Purtscher's retinopathy.
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